Senior Counsel

Duane W. Layton

International Trade

Overview

Governments and industries around the world rely on Duane Layton for counsel on international trade in goods and services, including:

  • Anti-dumping duties and proceedings
  • Countervailing duties and proceedings 
  • Safeguard measures and actions
  • Customs law and procedures
  • Export controls and procedures
  • Foreign investment laws and restrictions
  • International trade negotiations and policy 

Recognition

  • Recommended Lawyer, International Trade – Legal 500 US
  • Recognized Practitioner, International Trade: Trade Remedies & Trade Policy – Nationwide – Chambers USA
  • Recommended: Trade & Customs – Who’s Who Legal (WWL)
  • Profiled – The International Who’s Who of Trade & Customs Lawyers

Education

  • University of Cambridge, Clare Hall, LLM, with high honors
  • California Western School of Law, JD, cum laude
    Editor, California Western International Law Journal
  • University of Washington, BA

Admissions

  • California
  • District of Columbia
  • Washington

Courts

  • US Court of International Trade
  • US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

Languages

  • English

Professional & Community Involvement

  • Published numerous books and in journals, including the Stanford Journal of International Law, the Journal of World Trade, and Business Law International, published by the International Bar Association in London.
  • Teacher and lecturer on international trade law and dispute settlement at, inter alia, British Institute of International & Comparative Law, the World Bank, Georgetown University Law Center (including the WTO Academy organized by Prof. John Jackson), Catholic University School of Law, George Mason University, the Russian Ministry of Foreign Economic Relations, the US Court of International Trade, the District of Columbia Bar and the American Bar Association.
  • Member, Board of Trustees of California Western School of Law
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