|Mayer Brown JSM has announced that Matthew McConkey will join the firm and lead the Global Trade Group in Asia. Most recently, McConkey was a partner at a large global law firm in Beijing where he advised on a wide-range of international trade matters, with a focus on trade litigation (e.g. antidumping) and other US and Chinese market-access issues. He frequently represents Chinese and Vietnamese companies in antidumping and other ‘import relief’ actions in the US and Europe. Early in his career, McConkey was an attorney with the Office of the Chief Counsel of the US Bureau of Customs and Border Protection. He also served in an Of Counsel capacity at the former Coudert Brothers law firm in both its Washington and Beijing offices.|
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