B.A., University of Minnesota; Msc, London School of Economics and Political Science; J.D., George Washington
Dave is of counsel in the firm’s Corporate Group and its Technology Commerce and National Security Law Practice Groups.
Dave focuses on advising clients on U.S. economic sanctions, export controls, customs law, and national-security related matters, including matters before the Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS), Directorate of Defense Trade Controls (DDTC), the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) and the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP). Dave also assists companies with all import-related aspects of compliance, including classification, country-of-origin and valuation.
Dave has represented both U.S. and foreign clients in trade litigation, including obtaining favorable outcomes concerning import tariff rates from the Department of Commerce and injury determinations from the International Trade Commission. He also represents clients in antidumping, countervailing duty, and safeguard proceedings as well as matters involving the World Trade Organization (WTO) and U.S. free trade agreements.
Dave has significant experience helping clients that are doing business between China and the United States. Dave has helped clients determine tariff rates for imports of Chinese goods into the United States and advised on compliance with U.S. export controls that apply to the transfer of goods, technology and software from the United States to China. He has also represented Chinese clients in antidumping and countervailing duty proceedings.