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Mark R. Ludwikowski

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Washington, DC

1001 Pennsylvania Ave NW
Suite 1300 South
Washington, DC 20004
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Education
J.D., The Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law, Washington DC
B.A., Catholic University of America, Washington, Washington DC, Political Science and Business Administration
Jagiellonian University, International Business and Trade Summer Law Program
State Bar Licenses
District of Columbia
Court Admissions
U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit
U.S. Court of International Trade
Languages
Polish

Mark R. Ludwikowski

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Mark R. Ludwikowski represents corporate and government clients in trade remedy proceedings and customs matters in helping them maintain access to U.S. and foreign markets for their goods and services. His practice spans sectors and industries, including retail, automotive, consumer, agricultural, metals, and wood products.

Mark draws on more than two decades of international trade experience, including service in the U.S. government, as in-house counsel, and in private practice. He advises on trade remedy matters covered by antidumping, countervailing duty, safeguard, and other laws affecting the transfer of goods across borders.

Mark represents clients before multiple U.S. agencies, including the Department of Commerce (DOC), International Trade Commission (ITC), Customs and Border Protection (CBP), the Office of the United States Trade Representative, as well as in litigation before the Court of International Trade and Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.

Experience

  • Exclusion from Section 301 tariffs on retail client’s imported fleece and yarn products, eliminating millions of dollars in duty liability and potential store closures.
  • Saving a U.S. importer more than $100 million in antidumping (AD) duties resulting from a CBP audit of imports of wooden bedroom furniture from China.
  • Termination of the AD and countervailing duty (CVD) investigation on steel wheels from China at the ITC on behalf of importer clients.
  • Securing a 0% AD rate for an exporter client in the first DOC annual review of multilayered wood flooring from China.
  • Termination of the AD/CVD investigation of 53-foot domestic dry containers from China at the ITC on behalf of importer clients.
  • Saving an importer more than $1 million per month in AD duties through exclusion of its product from the scope of the hand trucks from China case.
  • In Off-the-Road Tires from Sri Lanka, the first CVD investigation against that country in more than 30 years, securing a nominal CVD margin of 2.18% (only .18% over de minimis) for the government.
  •  Securing a 0% AD rate for exporter client in the DOC annual review of honey from Argentina.
  • Through successful court challenge, securing a 0% AD rate for Korean clients in polyester staple fiber investigation.
  • Exclusion of the Latvian steel industry from the Section 201 Global Safeguards Investigation on steel.
Memberships
Customs and International Trade Bar Association - Secretary
Newsletter Alerts
New Trade Case on Imports of Granular Polytetrafluoroethylene Resin From India and RussiaNew Trade Case on Imports of R-125 (Pentafluoroethane) from ChinaNew Trade Case on Imports of Polyester Textured Yarn from Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, and VietnamNew Trade Case on Imports of Thermal Paper from Germany, Japan, Korea, and SpainUSTR Begins New Trade Remedy Investigation Aimed at VietnamNew Trade Case on Imports of Utility Scale Wind Towers from India, Malaysia, and SpainNew Trade Case on Imports of Aluminum Foil from Armenia, Brazil, Oman, Russia, and TurkeyNew CIT Case Challenges Imposition of China 301 Tariffs Under Lists 3 and 4a - Could Result in Refunds on Duties Already PaidNew Trade Case on Imports of Certain Chassis and Subassemblies from ChinaNew Trade Case on Imports of Methionine from France, Japan, and SpainNew Trade Case on Imports of Certain Metal Lockers and Parts from ChinaNew Trade Cases on Imports of Steel Standard, Line, and Pressure PipeNew Trade Cases on Imports of Silicon Metal from Bosnia and Herzegovina, Iceland, the Republic of Kazakhstan, and MalaysiaNew Trade Case on Imports of Seamless Refined Copper Pipe and Tube from VietnamNew Trade Case on Imports of Standard Steel Welded Wire Mesh from MexicoNew Trade Case on Imports of Twist Ties from ChinaNew Trade Case on Imports of Phosphate Fertilizers from Morocco and RussiaNew Trade Case on Imports of Walk-Behind Lawn Mowers and Parts Thereof From China and VietnamNew Trade Case on Imports of Passenger Vehicle and Light Truck Tires from Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, and VietnamNew Trade Case on Imports of Prestressed Concrete Steel Wire Strand from 15 CountriesNew Trade Case on Imports of Mattresses from Cambodia, China, Indonesia, Malaysia, Serbia, Thailand, Turkey, and VietnamNew Trade Case on Imports of Non-Refillable Steel Cylinders from ChinaNew Trade Case on Imports of Certain Vertical Shaft Engines between 99cc and 225cc, and Parts Thereof from ChinaNew Trade Case on Imports of Common Alloy Aluminum Sheet from 18 CountriesNew Trade Case on Imports of Ultra-High Molecular Weight Polyethylene from South KoreaNew Trade Case on Imports of Certain Corrosion Inhibitors from ChinaPresident Trump Imposes Additional Tariffs on Downstream Aluminum and Steel Products New Trade Case on Imports of Difluoromethane (R-32) from ChinaNew Trade Case on Imports of Certain Vertical Shaft Engines Between 225cc and 999cc, and Parts Thereof from ChinaNew Trade Case on Imports of Wood Mouldings and Millwork Products from Brazil and ChinaNew Trade Case on Imports of Fluid End Blocks from China, Germany, India, and ItalyCheese, Wine, Handbags, Porcelain, and Other French Goods Targeted for Possible New TariffsNew Trade Case on Imports of Forged Steel Fittings from India and the Republic of KoreaInternational Trade Commission Opens Applications for Tariff ReliefNew Trade Case on Imports of Certain Glass Containers from ChinaNew Trade Case on Imports of Polyethylene Terephthalate Sheet from Korea, Mexico, and OmanNew Trade Case on Staples from Korea, China, and TaiwanDeadline Approaching to Comment on Additional China TariffsImportant China Tariffs Update - List 3 Exclusion RequestsNew Trade Case on Imports of Certain Quartz Surface Products from India and the Republic of TurkeyTariffs For Third Tranche of Goods From China to Increase to 25% on May 10, 2019New Trade Case on Imports of Vertical Metal File Cabinets from the People’s Republic of ChinaNew Trade Case on Imports of Dried Tart Cherries from the Republic of TurkeyNew Trade Case on Imports of Ceramic Tile Products from ChinaNew Trade Case on Imports of Wooden Cabinets and Vanities from ChinaNew Trade Case on Imports of Carbon and Alloy Steel Threaded Rod from the People’s Republic of China, India, Taiwan and ThailandNew Trade Case on Imports of Acetone From Belgium, Korea, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Africa, and SpainNew Trade Case on Imports of Certain Fabricated Structural Steel From Canada, China, and MexicoNew Trade Case on Imports of Aluminum Wire and Cable from ChinaNew Trade Case on Imports of Steel Wheels from ChinaTrade War Intensifies Over $200 Billion In Chinese ImportsIt Is Official - U.S. Issues 25% Tariff On Chinese ProductsNew Trade Case on Imports of Steel Propane Cylinders from China, Taiwan and ThailandStone Industry Rocked by New Trade Case on Quartz from ChinaUSTR's Section 301 Tariff List Targets Multiple Chinese IndustriesNew Trade Case on Imports of Glycine from China, India, Japan and ThailandNew Trade Case on Imports of Steel Wheels from ChinaSection 232 Tariff Exclusion Process ExplainedPresident Proclaims Tariffs on Steel and Aluminum Imports to Protect National Security; Canada and Mexico Get A BreakSection 232 Decisions – Department of Commerce Recommends Tariffs on Steel and Aluminum New Trade Case on Imports of Rubber Bands from Thailand, China and Sri Lanka New Trade Case on Imports of Plastic Decorative Ribbons from ChinaNew Trade Cases on Imports of Sodium Gluconate, Gluconic Acid, and Derivative Products from China and FranceAluminum Imports Again Targeted by a New Trade CaseSection 201 Solar Trade Case Injury Determination
Articles
Interview - "Implications of US-China Phase 1 Trade Agreement," NTD Television, January 15, 2020.Radio Interview - "A View from U.S. Community on Trump Trade Policies," Newstalk Breakfast Business, Dublin, Ireland, September 17, 2018Law360 - “How The Pandemic Will Affect Global Aluminum Trade Probe,” April 15, 2020Global Trade Magazine - “The Impact of the Coronavirus on U.S. Trade Proceedings,” March 9, 2020Global Trade Magazine - “Navigating the Latest Tariffs on Chinese Goods,” September 12, 2019Global Trade Magazine - “How Has the Trade War Affected China?” August 14, 2019Irish Independent - “How Irish Exporters Can Limit Damage from Tariffs,” September 23, 2018Law360 - "Reading The China Tariff Tea Leaves," July 2018Quick Caller - "China Strikes Back On U.S. Tariffs," April 2018Quick Caller - "Steel and Aluminum Tariffs- Section 232 Exclusion Primer," March 2018Quick Caller - "Blast From the Past: Steel and Aluminum Imports Face Tariffs and Quotas Under a Revived Trade Remedy," March 2018E-Finance & Payments Law & Policy, “Services Trade: The US and the International Services Agreement Plurilateral,” February 2013E-Finance & Payments Law & Policy, “United States Claims Victory In First Round Of WTO Dispute With China Over Electronic Payment Services,” August 2012E-Finance & Payments Law & Policy, “Ongoing Battle Over Access To Chinese E-Payments Market,” August 2011E-Commerce Law Report, Costco Wholesale Corp. v Omega S.A., NO. 08-1423 US Supreme Court, November 2010 – Control of Importation Through Copyright Law, November 2010E-Finance & Payments Law & Policy, “The Chinese E-Payment Market: A WTO Challenge?” May 2010Law360 - “What's In Store For Ethanol Trade?” September 2009Scrap, “Does Buying American Violate U.S. Trade Agreements?” May 2009
Presentations
WEBINAR: "New Trade Case on Imports of Plastic Decorative Ribbons from China"Panelist - “Trade Regulation. US Tariff Strategies and Brexit,” VI International Euro Latam Lex Congress, Washington, D.C., February 7, 2020.Panelist - "Trade & Investment Regulations: Paths to Success," Select USA Investment Summit, Washington, D.C., June 11, 2019.Presenter - “Review of Recent Tariff Proceedings,” Retail Industry/In-House Networking Group, Houston, TX, September 26, 2018Presenter - "U.S Trade Policy," Emerging FDI Company Network, American Chamber of Commerce, Dublin, Ireland, September 18, 2018Presenter - "U.S. Trade Policy," Emerging Leaders Networks, American Chamber of Commerce, Dublin, Ireland, September 18, 2018Presenter - "NAFTA Now: What Works - What Doesn't and What Could Be Better," Globalaw America's Regional Meeting, Chicago, IL, July 9, 2018Presenter - “NAFTA: Is There Life In It Yet or Will It Be ‘Ripped Up?” Michigan Manufacturers Association, MFG Law Summit, Dearborn, MI, February 22, 2018Presenter - “Trade Under Trump: Big Changes May Be Ahead for Trade Remedies and Antidumping Rules,” May 30, 2017Speaker - “Ethics and Legal Practice: Challenges For Trade Lawyers,” The United States Court of International Trade, 19th Judicial Conference, November 2016Speaker, “Who is the 'Exporter'? How to Ensure the Proper Rate for Your Client,” Georgetown University International Trade Update, February 2016