Overview

Jennifer Parry is an associate in Mayer Brown's Washington DC office and a member of the International Trade practice, where she advises clients on customs, trade remedy, export, sanctions, and Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) matters. Jennifer has advised numerous companies, including multinational corporations, on their customs, export control, and sanctions compliance risks, both in the course of companies’ regular business and during M&A due diligence. She routinely advises clients on proper tariff classifications, marking requirements, and country of origin determinations, and has helped clients navigate the application of Section 301 duties. Her previous customs work includes representing a client in a US Customs Risk Analysis and Survey Assessment, conducting internal investigations into a company’s tariff classification practices, preparing prior disclosures, and identifying solutions to proposed Customs penalties. In addition to advising clients on compliance with US customs laws and regulations, she has represented several foreign companies in antidumping and countervailing duty investigations and administrative reviews. Jennifer has experience creating company-specific compliance policies and procedures, and she has drafted numerous CFIUS declarations and joint voluntary notices, working closely with clients and other parties to secure CFIUS approval. Before joining Mayer Brown, Jennifer was an associate at another major law firm in Washington DC. While there, she regularly advised clients on trade issues, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, and foreign investment reviews before CFIUS.

Jennifer earned her law degree from the University of Virginia School of Law, where she was a Managing Editor of the Virginia Journal of International Law. While in law school, she advocated for and represented Virginia youth through the JustChildren Child Advocacy Clinic. She also served as a legal intern with the US Department of Education Office for Civil Rights. Jennifer earned her BA, summa cum laude, in history from Connecticut College. Jennifer is admitted to practice in the District of Columbia and Maryland.

Education

University of Virginia School of Law, JD
Managing Editor, Virginia Journal of International Law

Connecticut College, BA, summa cum laude

Admissions

  • District of Columbia
  • Maryland

Activities

  • American Bar Association
  • Women’s Bar Association of the District of Columbia
  • 2019 Capital Pro Bono Honor Roll
  • 2018 Capital Pro Bono High Honor Roll
  • 2017 Capital Pro Bono Honor Roll