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Adams Lee has more than twenty years’ experience providing strategic advice and legal guidance on complex international trade and administrative regulatory matters to US and foreign companies, trade associations, and foreign governments. He advises companies in a broad range of industries on international trade remedy and trade policy issues.

Adams brings a wealth of knowledge to Harris Bricken’s international trade practice. He is adept at quickly evaluating strategic options and developing the best comprehensive legal approach in light of relevant policy and case law. Beyond achieving significant DOC and ITC results that improve his clients’ competitive position, Adams helps them understand complex trade issues so they can make well-informed business decisions.

Adams spends his free time exploring all that Seattle and the Northwest have to offer.

On March 31, 2020, a group of U.S. mattress producers, Brooklyn Bedding, Corsican Mattress Company, Elite Comfort Solutions, FXI, Inc., Innocor, Inc., Kolcraft Enterprises, Inc., Leggett & Platt, Inc., and union workers (Petitioners) filed antidumping (AD) and countervailing duty (CVD) petitions against Mattresses from Cambodia, China, Indonesia, Malaysia, Serbia, Thailand, and Vietnam.

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International Trade LawyersOn February 5, 2020, Wincom Inc. filed an antidumping (AD) and countervailing duty (CVD) petitions against U.S. imports of certain corrosion inhibitors from China.  Included in the proposed scope are inhibitors know as tolyltriazole (“TTA”) and benzotriazole (“BTA”) in all grades and forms, including liquid and solid forms. These corrosion inhibitors are used to protect

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On January 15, 2020, the Coalition of American Vertical Engine Producers (Petitioner), consisting of Kohler Co. and Briggs & Stratton Corp., filed antidumping (AD) and countervailing duty (CVD) petitions against Vertical Shaft Engines between 225 – 999 cc from China.  These engines are typically used for riding lawn mowers and other non-hand held outdoor power

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The US and China may be signing a Phase One trade agreement next week, but the antidumping and countervailing duty claims against Chinese products are not missing a beat.

This January 8, 2020, filing against wood mouldings and millwork products is just another in a long line of anti-dumping/countervailing duty cases brought against Chinese products

International Trade Lawyers Glass Bottles Case

On September 25, 2019, the American Glass Packaging Coalition (Petitioner), consisting of Anchor Glass Container Corp and Ardagh Glass Inc., filed antidumping (AD) and countervailing duty (CVD) petitions against Certain Glass Containers from China.

Under U.S. trade laws, a domestic industry can petition the U.S. Department of Commerce (“DOC”) and U.S. International Trade Commission (“ITC”)