Morris Manning & Martin, LLP

Eugene Degnan

Eugene Degnan

Of Counsel
Phone: 202.216.4107
Fax: 202.408.5146
[email protected]

Eugene Degnan is Of Counsel in the firm’s International Trade practice.  Mr. Degnan routinely counsels clients on all aspects of international trade law with a particular focus on anti-dumping duty and countervailing duty law, global trade policy, global trade litigation, export controls and sanctions, and customs.

Mr. Degnan has considerable expertise in a variety of industries, including steel, heavy and lightweight manufacturing equipment, agriculture, specialized consumer products, and commodities.

Prior to practicing law, Mr. Degnan was a program manager in the Import Administration Office at the US Department of Commerce and oversaw the conduct of some of the largest anti-dumping duty investigations of the People’s Republic of China, including the investigation of Oil Country Tubular Goods. He also oversaw the conduct of numerous other AD/CVD investigations, administrative reviews, sunset reviews, new shipper reviews, changed circumstance reviews, and court remands. Additionally, Mr. Degnan worked as a Senior International Trade Compliance Analyst at the US Department of Commerce where he analyzed complex issues regarding foreign companies' compliance with U.S. international trade laws and regulations, lead on-site investigations of the factories and offices of foreign companies in the agricultural, chemical, industrial and manufacturing sectors to determine compliance with U.S. international trade laws, and analyzed the cost and sales accounting books and records of foreign and domestic companies to assure the accurate reporting of financial data in relation to US international trade laws.

Representative Experience

  • Represents producer Prosperity Tieh in the antidumping investigation and the ongoing administrative reviews of Corrosion-Resistant Steel from Korea, as well as before the Court of International Trade and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • Represents producer Husteel in administrative reviews of the antidumping orders on Standard Pipe, Line Pipe and Oil Country Tubular Goods from Korea and in litigation of these matters before the Court of International Trade
  • Represents producer Hyundai Steel in the administrative reviews of the countervailing duty orders on Cold-Rolled Steel, Hot-Rolled Steel, Cut-to-Length Plate, and Corrosion Resistant Steel from Korea
  • Represents U.S. importers for various scope issues related to, inter alia, the Forged Steel Fittings from China and Steel Racks from China investigations at the U.S. Department of Commerce
  • Represented the Government of New Brunswick in administrative reviews of the countervailing duty order on Supercalendered Paper from Canada

Accolades

Won numerous awards for his work at the US Department of Commerce, including the Bronze Medal Award and the Charles F. Meissner award