Jennifer M. Smith joined Stewart and Stewart as an associate in 2012. She has experience in a variety of international trade law matters, including antidumping and countervailing duty proceedings, customs, export controls, economic sanctions and embargoes, anti-boycott, trade adjustment assistance, and international and bilateral trade agreements and dispute resolution processes.
Ms. Smith has represented clients before numerous agencies, including the Department of Commerce, International Trade Commission, Department of State, Department of the Treasury, Customs and Border Protection, the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative, and the Department of Labor. She also assists clients in performing import and export compliance reviews and due diligence reviews for mergers and acquisitions transactions.
Ms. Smith’s recent work covers a wide range of industries including:
- Defense logistics
- Foot care products
- Plasma Cutting and Welding Machinery, Parts, and Consumables
Before joining Stewart and Stewart, Ms. Smith was an associate at a large international law firm, where she counseled clients in a wide variety of industries regarding international trade law matters.
Before entering private practice, Ms. Smith clerked at the United States Court of International Trade for Chief Judge Jane A. Restani. She was involved with matters ranging from challenges to antidumping and countervailing duties imposed by the Commerce Department, injury determinations of the International Trade Commission, and the classification of imports and valuation of duties by Customs and Border Protection. She also worked on cases before the United States Courts of Appeals for the Second, Third, Sixth, Ninth, and Eleventh Circuits.
During law school, Ms. Smith served as an Articles Editor on The Georgetown Law Journal.