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International Trade Associate - Washington DC

Steptoe & Johnson

Steptoe & Johnson

Washington, DC, USA
Posted on Friday, November 3, 2023
Steptoe & Johnson LLP seeks a 3rd – 6th year associate to join our International Trade team within the International Trade and Regulatory Compliance practice group in our Washington, DC office. The ideal candidate will have three (3) to six (6) years experience working in Trade Litigation, which includes all facets of antidumping and countervailing duty proceedings before both the U.S. Department of Commerce and the U.S. International Trade Commission, as well as judicial appeals of these agencies’ determinations.

This is an excellent opportunity for candidates seeking a high level of responsibility with a practice group that is consistently ranked in Band 1 by Chambers. Our associates work on sophisticated matters, and have direct contact with clients. Steptoe offers competitive compensation and excellent benefits in a very collegial working environment that offers training and mentorship.

Candidates must have strong interpersonal and communication skills, a solid understanding of the relevant legal environment, persuasive writing abilities, an ability to work well under pressure and a willingness to travel internationally. Candidates with quantitative capabilities, an accounting and/or economics background, and facility with Excel, are preferred. A Juris Doctor (JD) degree from an accredited law school as well as active membership and standing in the District of Columbia Bar is required. For consideration, please submit cover letter, resume, law school transcript, and writing sample.

About The Firm

Steptoe has an international reputation for resolving regulatory issues, litigating or arbitrating cases, and guiding business transactions. We want lawyers and professionals with personality, integrity, interests, and accomplishments reflecting leadership qualities and personal initiative to join our firm.

Lawyers and staff work together as a team. We value dedication, excellence, diversity, and professionalism. We draw on the creativity of individual lawyers to solve difficult legal problems, many of which have not previously been settled by the courts. Our lawyers regularly appear as counsel in cases of national or international importance in a number of highly visible legal specialties.

Steptoe is an equal opportunity employer EOE/AA/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran. All inquiries will be held in strict confidence. We strongly encourage qualified women, minorities, Veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of the LGBTQ+ community to apply.