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Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
2300 N STREET, N.W.
WASHINGTON DC 20037-1122
United States

Work Department

International Trade


Nancy Fischer leads the law firm’s Public Practices and Public Policy teams and is recognized as an authority on international trade law.

Nancy advises a global clientele on international trade matters and dispute resolution and the impact of U.S. regulations on worldwide trade and investments. She provides guidance on export controls; economic sanctions; CFIUS reviews; FCPA and other anti-bribery laws; trade remedies; customs laws; and WTO and NAFTA disputes. Nancy has represented large industry coalitions in disputes, including a group of nuclear utilities in the first antidumping matter before the U.S. Supreme Court.

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Dispute resolution > International trade

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Nancy FischerPillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP

As clients aptly note, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP houses ‘one of the strongest international trade law practices in the US, particularly in the area of export controls and anti-bribery’. Building upon these strengths, the department also maintains its focus on economic sanctions and embargoes, CFIUS, and compliance work for both government and corporate clients. In acting on cross-border mandates, the team leverages the firm’s global presence at key locations such as London, Beijing, and Shanghai. In terms of sector-specific expertise, the group is noted for its work in the nuclear industry, an area in which it acts in conjunction with the firm’s highly regarded nuclear energy practice. Nancy Fischer ‘possesses unrivaled understanding of issues and regulatory process’ and shares leadership of the department with Stephan Becker (‘an outstanding lawyer because of his depth of experience and his thoughtfulness to clients’ needs’). Christopher Wall is a former Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Export Administration and has over three decades of wide-ranging trade experience. Counsel Matthew Rabinowitz is a rising star in the team.