Since Chen Law Group opened its doors in 2009, the firm has assisted dozens of business and individual clients in resolving their legal matters. For example, the firm assisted in an appeal of a U.S. antidumping and countervailing duty order against drill pipe and successfully had those orders overturned, after appeaing the U.S. government’s determination to the Court of International Trade and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. The firm has also represented clients in highly contested family law matters, where custody and critical financial support were at stake. While the firm encourages settlement where possible, we are not afraid to proceed to trial when it is necessary to extract a better settlement offer or preserve the client’s interests.
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Irene H. Chen | 陈慧敏
Irene H. Chen has almost twenty years of experience, practicing commercial litigation, international trade, and transactional matters. Before starting her own firm in 2009, Ms. Chen previously worked as an attorney advisor at the U.S. International Trade Commission and the U.S. Department of Commerce. She earned a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Columbia University and a Juris Doctor from the Northwestern Pritzker School of Law.
Activities & Affiliations
Mentor for Court of Appeals of Maryland, Mentoring Program
Columbia University, B.A. Economics 1993
Northwestern Pritzker School of Law, J.D. 1997
Licensed in the following jurisdictions:
Maryland | District of Columbia | Virginia | Tennessee | New York
Admitted to the following courts:
U.S. Court of International Trade
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Indiana
Represented U.S. importer in successfully disputing over $200,000 in antidumping duties before U.S. Customs.
Represented client in successfully recovering high-value property seized by U.S. Customs at JFK airport.
Successfully assisted client in revising the scope language to exclude its products from any AD/CVD order in the AD&CVD investigation of Certain Steel Racks from China (July, 2019).
Representing a mandatory respondent in the Aluminum Wire & Cable from the People’s Republic of China AD investigation (July, 2019).
Toscelik Profil v. Sac Endustrisi A.S., 358 F. Supp. 3d 1370 (Ct. Int'l Trade 2019), successfully obtained a remand for Commerce to address whether unknown shipment from third countries are reviewable for CVD proceedings.
JSW Steel Ltd and JSW Steel Coated Products Ltd. v. United States (Ct. Int’l Trade May 9, 2018), successfully represented client in reversing Department of Commerce’s AFA finding, which reduced the Company’s CVD rate from 29.46% to 4.24%.
Capella Sales & Services Ltd. v. United States and Aluminum Extrusions Fair Trade Committee (Fed. Cir. 2018).
Downhole Pipe & Equipment, L.P. v. U.S. International Trade Commission and United States (Fed. Cir. 2015).
Irene Chen et. al., U.S. Court of International Trade Overview: Non-Market Economy Cases in 2011, 44 Geo. J. Int’l L. 15 (2012).