American Society of International Law (ASIL)
Getting Started in International Law: Careers in Customs and International Trade
Date: Tuesday, October 21, 2014
5:00 p.m. -7:00 p.m.
Location: ASIL Headquarters, Tillar House (2223 Massachusetts Avenue, NW)
Description: As part of its “Getting Started” series, the ASIL New Professionals Interest Group is pleased to host a special event on how to pursue an international law career in the areas of customs, domestic trade remedies, and international trade more broadly. These fields continue to grow both in the public and private sectors. Finding the appropriate avenue to enter this field of practice, however, can be difficult. Panelists at this event will share their perspectives as experienced professionals with diverse backgrounds. The moderator will pose questions to highlight professional development advice.
Speakers: Kathleen Claussen (moderator), U.S. Trade Representative’s Office, Co-Chair, New Professionals Interest Group, Emily Fuller, Associate, International Trade Practice, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP, Scott McBride, Senior Attorney, Office of the Chief Counsel for Trade Enforcement & Compliance, U.S. Department of Commerce, Justin Miller, Senior Trial Counsel, International Trade Field Office, Commercial Litigation Branch, U.S. Department of Justice, Robert Shervette, Attorney-Advisor, Customs and Border Protection, U.S. Department of Homeland Security.