Raymond Paretzky counsels clients on import relief measures, customs compliance, and export controls and trade sanctions.

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Repräsentative Mandate

  • Advised clients in connection with trade remedy cases for numerous products, particularly from China and Korea; recent cases have concerned steel nails, copper pipe, lock washers, dried distillers grains, diamond sawblades, vinyl acetate monomer, and frontseating service valves
  • Represented a global manufacturer of industrial components and equipment in connection with US antidumping and customs matters before the US Department of Commerce and US Customs and Border Protection (CBP), involving various steel and fastener products
  • Handled export controls, trade sanctions and customs compliance due diligence and risk control for sellers or acquirers in connection with various mergers and acquisitions

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  • The Legal 500 United States, 2015 – 2019


  • DC Bar Pro Bono Honor Roll 2014, High Honors
  • Represents asylum seekers referred by McDermott pro bono partner Human Rights First


Yale University – Yale Law School, JD, 1988
University of Oxford, BA/MA, Rhodes Scholarship, 1985
Queens College, BA, summa cum laude, Valedictorian, 1983

District of Columbia

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Raymond Paretzky

Insights & Events / Media

Breaking Energy / July 19, 2015

Historic Agreement Reached with Iran in Exchange for Sanctions Relief