John represents clients in matters before the International Trade Commission and the US Department of Commerce. He also has significant experience in handling matters before the Office of the US Trade Representative including matters related to Section 301. John has worked with Mexican companies for over 20 years and has extensive experience in matters involving imports from Mexico, including multiple trade matters involving steel products.
He also advises companies importing goods into the United States in all areas of customs law, including: classification and valuation of products; country of origin requirements (for marking and preferential duty program purposes); bonded warehouses; foreign trade zones record-keeping; drawback; custom penalty actions and settlement thereof; alleged trademark infringement; Harbor Maintenance tax; customs criminal investigations; and the NAFTA/USMCA. John has assisted Mexican companies in implementing customs compliance programs.
John has been an adjunct professor in international trade at Georgetown University Law Center.
Publications, Presentations & Recognitions
John has been listed in Chambers USA for his practices. He also is a Legal 500 Recommended Attorney and was recognized by Who's Who Legal.
Life Beyond the Law
John is fluent in French.
Bar & Court Admissions
- District of Columbia Bar
- US Court of International Trade
- US Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit
University of Kansas School of Law, JD, 1983University of Kansas, BA, 1977