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William C. Sjoberg

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Washington, DC

1001 Pennsylvania Ave NW
Suite 1300 South
Washington, DC 20004
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Education
J.D., Texas Tech University School of Law, Lubbock, Texas
M.A., The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas, Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs
B.B.A., The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas
State Bar Licenses
District of Columbia
Court Admissions
U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit
U.S. Court of International Trade

William C. Sjoberg

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Will Sjoberg brings more than 25 years of experience representing clients in antidumping and countervailing duty (AD/CVD) matters before the Office of Enforcement and Compliance (DOC) and the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC), and on a variety of issues before U.S. Customs and Border Protection (DHS). Will also represents clients in export control matters before the Bureau of Industry and Security (DOC), the Office of Foreign Assets Control and the Directorate of Defense Trade Controls (DOS).

Will has extensive experience practicing before the U.S. Department of Commerce, the ITC, U.S. Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Department of the Treasury, U.S. Department of State and Office of the United States Trade Representative.

Previously serving as an Import Compliance Specialist in the Office of Enforcement and Compliance (formerly the Office of Import Administration), Will was responsible for the qualitative and quantitative analysis of AD/CVD issues. He also has served as a Private Sector Project Manager in investment and export promotion with the United States Agency for International Development in Belize, Central America.

Presentations and Publications

  • Panelist, “Transatlantic Business Outlook, Panelist, European American Chamber of Commerce,” October 2019.
  • Panelist, “Trade, Tariffs and the Bottom Line, Greater Columbus Chinese Chamber of Commerce,” October 2018.
  • Presenter, “What’s Next for Metal Tariffs?” European American Chamber of Commerce, May 2018.
  • Author, “The Future without NAFTA,” Food and Agriculture Quarterly, March 2018.
  • Author, “Ten Years of Mediation at the United States Court of International Trade: Perspectives of a Private Practitioner,” 23 Tul. J. of Int’l and Comp. Law 454 (2015), January 2015.
  • Presenter, “Ten Years of Mediation at the United States Court of International Trade: Perspectives of a Private Practitioner,” 18th Judicial Conference of the U.S. Court of International Trade, December 2014.
  • Presenter, “U.S. Customs and Border Protection Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights,” Intellectual Property Law Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada, November 2013.
  • Presenter, “Bonding During the Section 337 Presidential Review Period,” Georgetown University Law Center’s International Trade Update, March 2013.
  • Moderator, “Effectively Managing Exclusion Orders in a Technology Driven World,” American Association of Exporters and Importers’ Winter Seminar, Houston, Texas, February 2013.
  • Presenter, “Customs and Counterfeit Marks: The New Interim Rule,” Association of Women in International Trade, July 2012.
  • Presenter, “U.S. Customs and Border Protection: Recent Developments,” Georgetown  University Law Center’s International Trade Update, February 2012.
  • Presenter, “Successful Advocacy Before U.S. Customs and Border Protection,” Georgetown  University Law Center’s International Trade Update, September 2011.
  • Presenter, “ITC & Effective 337 Enforcement Before the U.S. International Trade Commission and U.S. Customs and Border Protection,” University of Baltimore School of Law, March 2010.
  • Presenter, “Practical Implementation of State Export Controls,” Kharkiv, Ukraine, July 2000.
Memberships
District of Columbia Bar, International Law Section
State Bar of Texas
Georgetown University Law Center, International Trade Update Advisory Board, Co-Chair, 2016 Planning Committee
Commercial Operations of U.S. Customs and Border Protection (COAC), Advisory Committee, Working Group on Intellectual Property Rights
Customs and International Trade Bar Association (former member of the Executive Committee)
Newsletter Alerts
New 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 ItalyNew Trade Case on Imports of Cigarettes from the Republic of KoreaCheese, 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 Korea