Profile

Jacob counsels clients on international trade matters, focusing on antidumping and countervailing duty proceedings. Jacob has experience with high-profile cases involving antidumping and countervailing duty investigations across various industries such as paper, steel, metal products, and building materials, during his time in private practice and serving as a lead case analyst for the U.S. Department of Commerce.

Experience

Representative Matters

  • Writes comments and briefs, outlining positions during antidumping and countervailing duty proceedings before the DOC.
  • Assisted with cases regarding exports from Mexico and China.
  • Analyzes margin drivers and evaluates different scenarios in antidumping investigations and reviews through SAS.
  • Conducts International Trade Commission trend analysis, including the use of Dataweb data and lost revenue/lost sales analysis.
  • Served as lead case analyst on multiple high-profile antidumping and countervailing duty investigations. 
  • Led multiple circumvention inquiries involving China.

Professional Experience

  • Private Law Practice (2023-2024)
  • Department of Commerce (2017-2022)
    • Senior International Trade Compliance Analyst
  • U.S. Army (2006 - 2010)

Affiliations

  • Member of Federal Circuit Bar Association
  • Member of Customs and International Trade Bar Association

Recognitions

  • Received Star Award from the Assistant Secretary of Enforcement and Compliance 

Credentials

Education

J.D., Seton Hall University School of Law

B.A., Indiana University

Bar and Court Memberships

  • District of Columbia Bar
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit 
  • U.S. Court of International Trade

Languages

  • Portuguese
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