Matthew J. McConkey is a partner at Mayer Brown. He advises clients on a wide range of international trade matters, with particular emphasis on antidumping, anti-subsidy (CVD) and general international trade and import issues. In antidumping and CVD matters, he defends producers and importers against US, EU, Chinese, and Vietnamese unfair trade allegations.
Matthew has extensive experience in assisting companies that export from non-market economy countries with respect to the selection of surrogate values and maximizing the impact of various distribution systems on dumping findings.
Regarding customs matters, Matthew has broad range of knowledge on all aspects of the US and Chinese import process, including tariff classification, valuation, country of origin determinations, effective use of tariff elimination or reduction programs, and resolution disputes arising from Customs decisions.
Matthew is a frequent speaker in seminars and conferences, as well as having published many articles. He is a member of Law 360’s International Trade Editorial Advisory Board.
- American University Washington College of Law, JD, magna cum laude
- University of Michigan, BA
- District of Columbia
- US Court of International Trade
- US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
Activities : Member, Law 360’s International Trade Editorial Advisory Board
- Defended publicly listed Chinese producer of lightweight thermal paper against companion antidumping and countervailing duty investigations filed by US producer of lightweight thermal paper
- Assisted large American paper company in Chinese antidumping investigation against imported kraft linerboard. Also assisted client in successfully resolving numerous disputes arising from the Chinese government’s interpretation of the results of that investigation
- Represented Indonesian paper company in challenging claims that it was circumventing the US antidumping order against tissue paper from China
- Advised one of China’s largest sock manufacturers on how to comply with rules, regulations and policies of US customs, and how to prepare in advance for US and EU trade disputes against Chinese socks
- Aided a US software company in determining the correct dutiable amount of certain hardware products containing software, for use in China, for which a royalty was paid out of China by other parties.
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