(L to r) Julie Mendoza, Brady Mills and Donald Cameron belong to the international trade group that has moved to the Washington law office of Morris, Manning and Martin LLP.

The international trade group of Atlanta-based law firm Troutman Sanders LLP that has an expertise in trade remedies cases and World Trade Organization litigation has moved to the Washington office of Morris, Manning & Martin LLP.

Louise M. Wells, Morris, Manning & Martin’s managing partner, explained in a Jan. 30 news release that the group, including four partners, joined because of the firm’s growing reputation in international inbound work.

“International inbound work is an important area of distinction for MMM. We have been building our reputation in this space for nearly a decade,” said Ms. Wells.

The partners moving from Troutman Sanders’ Washington office at 401 9th St., N.W. to MMM’s office at 1333 H. St. N.W. are:

Donald B. Cameron Jr., Julie C. Mendoza, R. Will Planert and Brady Mills. They are to be joined by associate Mary Hodgins and trade analyst Paul J. McGarr.

Mr. Cameron, the most senior member of the team, has represented foreign producers and importers of such goods as footwear, lumber, textiles, electronics and steel.

As counsel to foreign manufacturers, Ms. Mendoza has advised foreign governments on a variety of bilateral and multilateral trade negotiations including the Uruguay Round, negotiations related to the World Trade Organization’s agreement on safeguards and bilateral subsidies agreements, among others.

Mr. Planert counsels domestic and foreign clients on customs compliance issues, NAFTA origin issues, country of origin marking requirements and quotas.

Mr. Mills has represented clients in the steel, paper and petrochemical industries in South Korea and China and is currently representing a steel company from the United Arab Emirates in the first countervailing duty investigation brought by the United States against the UAE.

Morris, Manning & Martin has offices in Atlanta; Raleigh-Durham, N.C.; Savannah; Taipei, Taiwan; Beijing and Washington. It recently entered into an alliance with FGCN in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

For more information, call Terri Thornton of Thornton Communications at (404) 932-4347 or send an email to Terri@Territhornton.com