David J. Levine has more than 35 years of experience practicing international trade law. He counsels clients on import relief, customs, export controls, trade sanctions, anti-boycott, national security reviews of foreign investments and related trade laws and procedures. David advises and represents clients in antidumping and countervailing duty proceedings, trade controls and customs proceedings, national security (CFIUS) reviews of foreign investment in the US, trade compliance diligence in M&A transactions, trade-related legislative and rulemaking proceedings and trade negotiations.
Prior to joining the Firm, David was an international trade analyst with the US Department of Commerce (DOC) and a law clerk in the Office of the US Trade Representative.
- Successfully represented numerous manufacturing and agricultural industry clients in antidumping and countervailing duty proceedings before the DOC, US International Trade Commission, US Court of International Trade and the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
- Obtained mitigation of penalties in trade controls enforcement matters before the US State Department (International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR)), DOC (Export Administration Regulations (EAR)) and US Treasury Department (Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC))
- Successfully represented numerous manufacturing and agricultural industry clients in audits, focused assessments, protests and enforcement actions by US Customs and Border Protection
- Represented and advised numerous clients in cross-border M&A transactions on trade compliance diligence matters and in reviews by the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS)
- Prepared comprehensive global trade compliance policies and strategies, advised on implementing trade compliance practices, conducted trade compliance training, and spoke on numerous trade law panels
- Washington University Global Studies Law Review, advisory board
- US Commerce Department – Regulations and Procedures Technical Advisory Committee, secured advisor/member
Washington University School of Law, JD, 1985
University of Denver, MA, 1985
Colorado College, BA, 1981
District of Columbia
Courts / Agencies
US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
US Court of International Trade