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Chambers USA Names Wiley Rein's International Trade Practice One of the Nation's Best

June 13, 2011

The 2011 edition of Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business recognizes Wiley Rein's International Trade Practice as one of the best in the country. Reflecting the breadth of the group, partners Alan H. Price, Charles Owen Verrill, Jr. and Timothy C. Brightbill are named "Leading Lawyers" in the Trade Remedies & Trade Policy arena, and John B. Reynolds, III receives plaudits as both a "CFUIS Expert" and a "Leading Lawyer" for Export Controls & Economic Sanctions matters.

Describing the firm as "home to a superb trade remedies and trade policy practice" and "well equipped to handle FCPA, export controls and economic sanctions and CFIUS matters," Chambers praises the International Trade Group "in particular for its work on the petitioner side" for which it represents a variety of domestic industries, including steel, steel products, paper and chemicals.

Practice chair Alan Price, "best known for his superb track record in antidumping and countervailing duty cases," is commended for his work on behalf of Nucor to maintain antidumping and countervailing duty orders on a variety of products and for having represented the company in numerous administrative review proceedings at the Commerce Department. "Senior Statesman" Charles Verrill is praised as "a legend in the trade policy field."

John Reynolds is commended for his "work involving foreign investment issues, export controls and sanctions laws. He wins praise for his 'good practical advice and incredible depth of knowledge' across these areas." Timothy Brightbill, honored as "Up and Coming," is "making a name in the trade remedies field," and is recognized for having "successfully defended antidumping orders imposed on heavy forged hand tools from the China, on behalf of Ames True Temper."

The Chambers ratings are based on extensive interviews of law firms' clients, colleagues and competitors. Inclusion in the directory is determined through a rigorous vetting process.

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