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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

(Leading lawyers)

Nancy FischerPillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP

The ‘collaborative team‘ at Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP is appreciated by clients for providing ‘big picture understanding as well as specialized advice‘. The group strikes a balance between trade litigation and regulatory matters, with activity in trade remedies, export control and sanctions, CFIUS-related issues and WTO disputes. Experienced across all industry areas, the wider firm’s nuclear prowess ensures it is particularly sought after by foreign and domestic clients looking for advice on nuclear-specific trade matters. Department co-chair Nancy Fischer stands out for the breadth of her practice: one source describes her as ‘a go-to source‘ for CFIUS issues and she also advises on trade remedies, trade policy matters, export controls and economic sanctions. Stephan Becker is ‘well versed in the intricacies of the US trade remedy regime‘ — he additionally handles export controls and economic sanctions. The group also includes senior export control and sanctions specialist Christopher Wall, Aaron Hutman (‘thorough knowledge of the law‘) as well as counsels Matthew Rabinowitz and Benjamin Cote.