Chambers and Partners has ranked 63 Crowell & Moring lawyers in 75 rankings across 41 categories in the Chambers USA 2021 guide, an increase of 10 lawyers, 13 rankings and 8 categories over last year’s results. In addition, 30 practice areas were also ranked in the guide, up from 21 practices last year. The regional and national rankings are driven by independent interviews of our clients and other lawyers.

We are pleased and grateful that our International Trade Group was once again nationally ranked.

International Trade

International Trade: Customs – Nationwide*
International Trade: Export Controls & Economic Sanctions – Nationwide
Partner John B. Brew – International Trade: Customs – Nationwide*
Counsel Frances Hadfield – International Trade: Customs (Up and Coming) – Nationwide
Partner Jeffrey L. Snyder – International Trade: Export Controls & Economic Sanctions – Nationwide*

Partner Joshua Pond – International Trade: Intellectual Property (Section 337) – Nationwide*

* Indicates first or second tier ranking

Chambers and Partners ranks lawyers and law firms around the world, covering 185 jurisdictions. Its researchers conduct in-depth interviews with lawyers and clients and makes selections based on satisfaction, professional ability, and reputation. The Chambers USA 2021 guide can be accessed online here and the firm’s profile is here.

About Crowell & Moring LLP

Crowell & Moring LLP is an international law firm with more than 575 lawyers representing clients in litigation and arbitration, regulatory and policy, and transactional matters. The firm is internationally recognized for its representation of Fortune 500 companies in high-stakes litigation, as well as its ongoing commitment to pro bono service and diversity, equity, and inclusion.

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Photo of John Brew John Brew

John Brew is the co-chair of Crowell & Moring’s International Trade Group and a partner in the firm’s Washington, D.C. office. He has extensive experience in import and export trade regulation, and he regularly advises corporations, trade associations, foreign governments, and non-governmental organizations…

John Brew is the co-chair of Crowell & Moring’s International Trade Group and a partner in the firm’s Washington, D.C. office. He has extensive experience in import and export trade regulation, and he regularly advises corporations, trade associations, foreign governments, and non-governmental organizations on matters involving customs administration, enforcement, compliance, litigation, legislation and policy.

John represents clients in proceedings at the administrative and judicial levels, as well as before Congress and the international bureaucracies that handle customs and trade matters. He advises clients on all substantive import regulatory issues handled by U.S. Customs and Border Protection and Immigration and Customs Enforcement, such as classification, valuation, origin, marking, tariff preference programs, other agency regulations, admissibility, import restrictions, quotas, drawback, audits, prior disclosures, penalties, investigations, Importer Self Assessment and Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism programs, importations under bond, the Jones Act, vessel repairs, and foreign trade zone matters.

Photo of Frances P. Hadfield Frances P. Hadfield

Frances P. Hadfield is a counsel in Crowell & Moring’s International Trade Group in the firm’s New York office. Her practice focuses on forced labor and withhold release orders (WRO), import regulatory compliance, and customs litigation. She regularly advises corporations on matters involving…

Frances P. Hadfield is a counsel in Crowell & Moring’s International Trade Group in the firm’s New York office. Her practice focuses on forced labor and withhold release orders (WRO), import regulatory compliance, and customs litigation. She regularly advises corporations on matters involving customs compliance, audits, customs enforcement, as well as import penalties.

Frances represents clients before the U.S. Court of International Trade and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, as well as in proceedings at the administrative level. She advises corporations on both substantive federal and state regulatory issues that involve U.S. Customs and Border Protection, the Federal Trade Commission, Food and Drug Administration, and U.S. Fish & Wildlife in matters pertaining to product admissibility, audits, classification, import restrictions, investigations, marking, licenses, origin, penalties, and tariff preference programs.