Ned H. Marshak


Ned H. Marshak is resident in the New York office. After graduating from Georgetown University Law Center in 1975, Mr. Marshak worked for two years as a staff attorney at Customs Service Headquarters in Washington, DC He then entered private practice in New York, where for the past 33 years his practice has focused solely on international trade and customs related issues.


Mr. Marshak has represented foreign manufacturers, importers, foreign governments and trade associations before US Customs and Border Protection, the Department of Commerce and the International Trade Commission in numerous complex customs and trade cases over the years, including consumer electronic products from Japan, steel products from Germany, and softwood lumber from Canada. Since joining the Firm in 2004, his practice has focused on the myriad of issues arising from trade with China, most notably, antidumping proceedings, customs audits, fraud investigations and trade preference programs. His practice includes strategic planning, administrative proceedings, and, where necessary, litigating adverse administrative decisions before the Court of International Trade and Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.


Mr. Marshak has also represented clients in customs and trade related actions in Federal Courts throughout the United States (Lanham Act, Qui Tam, Antitrust, Record Keeping requirements). He was lead counsel for plaintiff-appellant in the seminal Appellate Court decision, Nissho Iwai American Corporation v. United States, which led to the development of the “first sale rule ” of appraisement for customs purposes.


Mr. Marshak frequently lectures and authors articles on customs and trade issues. He has been an adjunct professor at Brooklyn Law School for many years, teaching international/trade customs law from a practitioner’s perspective.



Customs and International Trade Bar Association


US Court of International Trade

US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit


New York (1976)


Georgetown University Law Center J.D. (1975)

Brandeis University B.A. cum laude (1970)