Neville Peterson LLP is a law firm concentrating in international and domestic trade regulation matters. For more than 25 years, the firm has provided legal counsel and representation to foreign and domestic corporations and industries, governments, Customhouse brokers, freight forwarders, carriers and individuals in the areas of international trade, Customs law, export controls, intellectual property, antitrust, shipping, product safety, and related Federal regulatory disciplines.
The firm’s practice spans administrative representation, litigation and counseling before United States and foreign agencies, courts and international organizations.
For more than 60 years, Stewart and Stewart has helped companies, farmers, and workers maximize their opportunities in the complex and rapidly changing world of international trade. Our practice areas include trade remedies (antidumping, countervailing duty, safeguard cases), customs, import/export controls, economic sanctions and compliance, preferential market access, bilateral and regional agreements, and the World Trade Organization. The firm has also worked with Congress and the Executive Branch on a wide range of matters, ranging from international trade and competitiveness issues to intellectual property, health care, and federal grants. Whether representation is limited to a specific matter or requires strategic use of a broad range of legal and policy tools, Stewart and Stewart’s team of professionals is committed to helping its clients compete at home and around the world.
White & Case is truly a global law firm. The Firm’s 2,000 lawyers in 44 offices around the world are accustomed to translating creative solutions from one region or market to the realities of other regions or markets. Our International Trade group helps clients manage the risks and maximize the opportunities associated with the increasing regulation of international trade in goods and services. Our practice provides a range of services designed to match the scope of global trade regulation and to answer the needs of our clients wherever and whenever they arise.
Like our clients, we deliver our services across borders, often with teams that speak the local language and are culturally sensitive. Our trade professionals are located in the main trade regulatory centers—including Washington, Brussels, Geneva, Mexico City, and Tokyo—and they work together in integrated teams whenever necessary to help our clients.
John Peterson has practiced international trade and Customs law since 1977, and has enjoyed every minute of it. His practice embraces all phases of trade law, from counseling and import planning, to representation of clients before government agencies, and litigation in United States and foreign courts. Each new engagement allows him to learn about different industries, products, technologies and people. Whether the practice of law takes him to a high rise office tower in Asia, a factory on a Caribbean Island, or the control room of the Trans-Alaska pipeline, he relishes the opportunity to help clients solve problems and improve their operation.
John regularly represents foreign and domestic clients before United States Customs and Border Protection, the United States International Trade Commission, the United States Department of Commerce, the Foreign Trade Zones Board the Office of United States Trade Representative, the Bureau of Industry and Security, and the Departments of State and Treasury. He also assists clients with issues arising before foreign Customs authorities and international organizations, including the World Trade Organization and the World Customs Organization.
Nicholas J. Birch is a Partner with Stewart and Stewart and has been with the firm since 2012. Mr. Birch has experience in a variety of international trade and legal matters including antidumping and countervailing duty proceedings, suspension agreements, export controls, bilateral trade and investment agreements, WTO dispute settlement, and international arbitration. Mr. Birch has represented clients before numerous agencies, courts, and international tribunals, including the U.S. Department of Commerce, U.S. International Trade Commission, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, the Court of International Trade, and International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) tribunals. Prior to joining Stewart and Stewart, Mr. Birch worked in researching and publishing on international investment and treaty arbitration. He also worked in finance and purchasing for a major international manufacturer. He has a JD/MBA with a certificate in WTO Studies from Georgetown University.
Jay Campbell is an international trade lawyer representing foreign producers, foreign governments, and US importers in antidumping (AD) and countervailing duty (CVD) proceedings before the US Department of Commerce and the US International Trade Commission, and in related trade litigation before the US Court of International Trade, the US Court of Appeals for Federal Circuit, NAFTA bi-national panels, and WTO dispute settlement panels.
Jay also designs and helps implement AD/CVD compliance programs, and advises on customs matters. His experience spans a wide variety of industries, including agriculture, ball bearings, energy, processed food, lumber, pulp and paper, seafood, steel products, and industrial chemicals.
Prior to joining White & Case, Jay worked as an attorney in the Federal Trade Commission's Bureau of Competition and previously served as a law clerk to the Honorable Donald C. Pogue, Judge, US Court of International Trade.