A seasoned international trade attorney, Stephen brings more than 20 years of experience to Husch Blackwell’s Technology, Manufacturing and Transportation team. His practice focuses on trade relief and regulation, representing clients in antidumping, countervailing duty and safeguard proceedings. He has assisted clients with these and other related matters before the U.S. Department of Commerce and U.S. International Trade Commission. Stephen is experienced with appearing before the U.S. Court of International Trade and the U.S. Court of Appeals, handling complex cases involving antidumping and trade law.
Stephen is also experienced with customs issues, including tariff classification, valuation and country of origin marking matters. He assists with U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) audits, protests, penalties, seizures, redelivery notices and other agency enforcement activities.
He has advised clients on international trade agreements and preference programs as well as export controls and economic sanctions, including matters before the Bureau of Industry and Security, Directorate of Defense Trade Controls and Office of Foreign Assets Control.
He has represented clients in a variety of industries, including agricultural commodities, steel, consumer products, chemicals, pharmaceuticals and plastics.