Firm Profile > Adduci, Mastriani & Schaumberg, LLP > Washington DC, United States
Adduci, Mastriani & Schaumberg, LLP Offices
1133 CONNECTICUT AVENUE, NW
WASHINGTON, DC 20036
Adduci, Mastriani & Schaumberg, LLP > The Legal 500 Rankings
James Adduci; Louis Mastriani; Tom Schaumberg; Deanna Tanner-Okun
Other key lawyers:
Lauren Peterson; Joshua Hartman; Daniel Smith; Asha Allam; Jonathan Engler; Michael Doman
‘Unrivalled experience at the ITC, including familiarity with judges and judges’ practices.’
‘Timely responses, and ability to do anything from handling substantive aspects of a case to advising on strategy (with relatively little background knowledge required).’
‘Compared with other firms, Adduci, Mastriani & Schaumberg LLP is more experienced. The lawyers, especially Tom Schaumberg, know every rule and practice about the proceeding, and they always provide the most appropriate strategy to address the need of clients.’
‘Tom Schaumberg is very impressive, not only for his rich experience in 337 cases, but also for his passion to work. He always replies questions promptly without any delay, even during holidays. He sets a good example for young professionals how to pursue the legal career.’
‘The firm provides key insights and work product in a timely fashion at an excellent value.’
‘The firm is a very good ITC firm. Very knowledgeable re.: ITC procedures and practice, work well with clients, keep costs in mind.’
‘The team is specialized in ITC litigation, extremely experienced, creative and forward-looking. It is a small and very focused team, which provides a lot of value and expertise to every ITC litigation.’
‘The partner Tom Schaumberg is an extraordinary high qualified ITC litigator, very creative, knowledgable and smart.’
‘The group is extremely knowledgeable about ITC rules, procedures, judges preferences, and particular case law from ITC orders, rulings, and motion decisions. That makes them extremely efficient and also allows them to provide insight that very few firms can. They also work well as a team dividing work effectively among lawyers with varying experience making their work product cost efficient.’
‘It is their complete knowledge of all things ITC that makes them stand out. Because I believe they devote all of their time to ITC matters they are the most knowledgeable group I have come across. I have been particularly impressed with Asha Allam. Particularly her knowledge of the economic prongs that are a required part of section 337 cases.’
Anping Shengjia Hardware Mesh Co., Ltd.; and Hebei Hengying Wire Cloth Co., Ltd.
Atlas Roofing Corporation and GAF Corporation
I4F Licensing N.V.
Kyocera Senco Brands
Q3 Networking LLC
Technicolor Connected Home USA, LLC
Adduci, Mastriani & Schaumberg, LLP > Firm Profile
For 40 years, Adduci, Mastriani & Schaumberg, LLP has provided thorough, expert counsel to meet clients’ unique legal needs in the fields of international trade, intellectual property litigation and customs transactions. The firm specializes in pursuing clients’ legal actions effectively and efficiently before federal regulatory agencies and tribunals, including the US International Trade Commission (ITC), US Department of Commerce (DOC), Federal Courts, and US Customs and Border Protection (Customs). Many of the firm’s attorneys have worked as legal counsel or advisors to one or more of these government agencies, facilitating the maintenance of good working relations with these offices. Extensive experience in litigating import-related intellectual property, anti-dumping, countervailing duty and customs cases enables the firm to handle its clients’ international trade concerns rapidly and at a reasonable cost.
Main areas of practice
Section 337 investigations: the firm’s most recognized expertise is in litigating Section 337 cases. In fact, it has been involved in nearly one third of the 1,000+ Section 337 investigations that have been filed before the ITC. The firm’s attorneys have both served as legal counsel to the ITC and helped revise its statutes, rules and procedures, adding to their familiarity with the process. The firm has represented complainants as well as respondents, thus providing its clients with the benefit of highly effective legal strategies and guidance regardless of their role in a particular case. In addition, the firm has been involved with a wide range of products, including semiconductors, ink cartridges, footwear, pharmaceutical compositions, ceramic capacitors, and automotive parts. In 2019, the American Bar Association published the fourth edition of the firm’s book, entitled A Lawyer’s Guide to Section 337 Investigations Before the U.S. International Trade Commission.
Anti-dumping and countervailing duty investigations: the firm has been active in anti-dumping cases since the early 1980s. It has represented domestic and foreign clients in various anti-dumping and countervailing duty investigations before the DOC, the ITC and in appeals before the US Court of International Trade in cases involving such varied products as outboard motors, flat panel displays and aramid fiber. Certain attorneys are NAFTA binational panelists and have been involved in reviews of high-profile anti-dumping and countervailing duty cases.
Customs transactions: effectively guiding importers through the maze of Customs regulations is an integral part of the firm’s international trade practice. The firm’s Washington, DC location allows attorneys to act quickly and effectively at the headquarters level to resolve the varied difficulties clients may face. The firm’s attorneys have significant experience in successfully representing clients in customs matters before the US Court of International Trade and the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.
Intellectual property litigation: the firm has extensive experience in Federal Court litigation, appellate practice and arbitration. Its cases have involved disputes regarding patents, trademarks, trade secrets and copyright. In addition to litigating intellectual property and unfair competition cases, the firm also represents clients in general commercial and business regulation disputes.
|Main Office||Adduci Mastriani & Schaumberg LLP||202-467-6300|
|V James Adduci II||Executive Partner||View Profile|
|Asha Allam||Partner||View Profile|
|Michael R. Doman, Jr.||Associate||View Profile|
|Jonathan J. Engler||Equity Partner||View Profile|
|Juan J. Garcia||Associate||View Profile|
|Catherine S. Gault||Associate||View Profile|
|Joshua Hartman||Partner||View Profile|
|David H. Hollander, Jr.||Partner||View Profile|
|Louis S. Mastriani||Executive Partner||View Profile|
|John McGrath||Associate||View Profile|
|Deanna Tanner Okun||Managing Partner||View Profile|
|Hayley M. Ostrin||Associate||View Profile|
|Lydia C. Pardini||Associate||View Profile|
|Lauren E. Peterson||Partner||View Profile|
|Elizabeth Duall Regard||Of Counsel||View Profile|
|Tom M. Schaumberg||Executive Partner||View Profile|
|Daniel F. Smith||Partner||View Profile|