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