Nancy handles proceedings under the international trade and customs laws of the United States and under the US’ immigration and nationality laws.
Regarding international trade and customs matters, Nancy has represented a wide variety of clients in antidumping, countervailing duty, Section 201, Section 232 and Section 301 proceedings before the US Department of Commerce, the US International Trade Commission, US Customs and Border Protection, and the Office of the US Trade Representative. She also counsels clients on trade dispute issues arising under the North American Free Trade Agreement and World Trade Organization agreements. She has advised clients in their defense against penalty proceedings by US Customs and Border Protection and False Claims Act proceedings relating to the importation of goods into the United States. In addition, Nancy has counseled clients with respect to classification, valuation, and country of origin marking issues under the customs law.
Nancy’s clients have included a major steel company; a provincial government in Canada; several trade associations; and manufacturers of merchandise ranging from softwood lumber, to salmon, to bedroom furniture.
She has appeared before the US Court of International Trade, the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and the US Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit.
As for immigration and nationality law, Nancy routinely advises companies and individuals regarding the optimal strategies for the transfer of foreign nationals for temporary and permanent employment in the United States, and counsels companies in matters relating to the employer’s legal obligations under immigration law. She is experienced in employment and family-based immigration, nonimmigrant visas, and citizenship issues. She has represented individuals of extraordinary ability, professionals, skilled workers, and investors, as well as obtaining Regional Center approval (EB-5) under the Immigrant Investor Pilot Program.
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