SOURCE: King & Spalding

February 29, 2008 09:56 ET

King & Spalding Partner Jeff Telep Appointed to the United States Court of International Trade's Rules Advisory Committee

WASHINGTON, DC--(Marketwire - February 29, 2008) - Jeffrey M. Telep, a partner with King & Spalding, a leading international law firm, has been appointed to serve a five-year term on the Rules Advisory Committee of the United States Court of International Trade. Telep will assume his committee seat in March 2008.

The Court of International Trade has national jurisdiction over international trade disputes, including antidumping and countervailing duty cases, Customs classification and valuation disputes, Customs fraud cases, trade adjustment assistance cases, and other matters. The advisory committee is responsible for studying the Court's rules and making recommendations for amendments to them.

Telep is a partner with King & Spalding's International Trade Group in the firm's Washington, DC office. His practice focuses on international trade remedy litigation and compliance, regularly representing U.S. companies in antidumping and countervailing duty cases before the U.S. Department of Commerce, the International Trade Commission, the U.S. Court of International Trade and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. Prior to joining King & Spalding, Telep spent six years as a trial attorney with the Civil Division of the United States Department of Justice, where he practiced before the United States Court of International Trade and the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.

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