Bar & Court Admissions: Maryland, 1988 District of Columbia, 1991 U.S. Court of International Trade, 1989 U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, 1989
Education: Washington College of Law, American University, J.D., 1987, State University of New York at Binghamton, B.A., with high honors, 1984
Other Experience: While pursuing her undergraduate degree in international relations and political science, Maria Roberts was inducted as a member of Phi Beta Kappa. She complemented her academic work by studying at the Universidad Iberoamericana in Mexico City. Ms. Maria Roberts is proficient in Spanish, and is a member of the Inter-American Bar Association and the American Bar Association.
Maria Roberts appears regularly on behalf of clients in unfair trade cases, such as antidumping cases, and in cases brought under Section 201. She has made presentations to corporations and business groups on a variety of international trade issues, and has assisted clients to implement internal audit procedures that minimize their risk of exposure under the Customs laws. In addition to comprehensive experience in the areas of international trade and Customs law, her practice has included antitrust counseling and representation.
Bar & Court Admissions: Maryland, 1988 District of Columbia, 1991 U.S. Court of International Trade,1989 U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, 1989
Education: Washington College of Law, American University, J.D., 1987 State University of New York at Binghamton, B.A., with high honors, 1984
Other Experience: With fourteen years of experience, Jeffrey Steele has counseled clients on a wide variety of trade matters. Mr. Steele has represented companies and business associations in trade remedy actions before administrative agencies and Federal courts, including antidumping and countervailing duty investigations and “section 201” safeguard proceedings. He counsels extensively on export control matters, and advises clients on a wide range of Customs-related issues, including classification, valuation and marking requirements. He is the author of numerous articles on a range of trade issues.
In addition, Mr. Jeffrey Steele represents clients on other federal regulatory matters, including transportation and defense-procurement issues, and provides counsel with respect to legislative issues before the U.S. Congress.