GDLSK

ASSOCIATES

Dalanee Hester

ASSOCIATE

Dalanee Hester is an Associate in the Firm’s Los Angeles office. She began her career with the Firm as a receptionist in 2016 and returned as a legal intern in the summer of 2020. Her practice is focused on customs and international trade law. Ms. Hester has experience with the classification of merchandise under the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States, country of origin determinations, and antidumping duty scope rulings. She has assisted with regulatory issues involving the Fish and Wildlife Service and the Food and Drug Administration.

 

As a law student, Ms. Hester completed a judicial internship at the United States District Court for the Central District of California.

 

 

Katherine Dobscha

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Katherine Dobscha is an Associate in the Firm’s office in New York City. She began her career with GDLSK as an intern in the summer of 2018. Her practice is focused on customs and international trade law. Ms. Dobscha has experience with the classification of merchandise under the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States, free trade agreements, country of origin determination and marking, Section 232 exclusions, Forced Labor issues, and first sale appraisement programs. She has assisted with state regulatory issues involving the Federal Trade Commission.

Ruting Chen

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Ruting Chen is an Associate in the Firm’s New York office. Ms. Chen has experience with respect to U.S. customs including tariff classification, country of origin marking, trade preference program, first sale, broker license application, protests, customs audits, Section 232 exclusions, Forced Labor, and the Enforce and Protect Act (EAPA). She also has experience in antidumping duty (AD) and countervailing duty (CVD) proceedings involving China and other Asian countries.

During law school, Ms. Chen’s legal internships included positions at the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, a New York City bankruptcy assistance program, and an international trade finance company.

Prior to law school, Ms. Chen served for four years as a program manager of an international labor relation project.

Kristina M. Barry

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Kristina Barry is an Associate in the Firm’s office in New York City. She began her career with GDLSK as an intern in the summer of 2017. Her practice is focused on customs and international trade law. Ms. Barry has experience with the classification of merchandise under the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States, free trade agreements, and first sale appraisement programs. She has assisted with state regulatory issues involving the Fish and Wildlife Service, the Federal Trade Commission, and the Food and Drug Administration.

As a law student, Ms. Barry completed a judicial internship at the United States Court of International Trade.

Eve Q. Wang

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Eve Q. Wang applies six years of experience in antidumping duty (AD) and countervailing duty (CVD) proceedings before the U.S. Department of Commerce, U.S. International Trade Commission, and the U.S. Court of International Trade.

 

Prior to entering private practice, Ms. Wang worked as a senior international trade compliance analyst in the Enforcement and Compliance unit (formerly Import Administration) at the U.S. Department of Commerce, analyzing complex issues regarding foreign companies’ compliance with U.S. AD and CVD laws, and conducting on-site sales and cost verifications of foreign companies in both market and non-market countries. Ms. Wang has been involved in a wide variety of trade proceedings, including agency investigations and administrative reviews, changed circumstances reviews, anti-circumvention and scope rulings, Section 129 proceedings, and court remands. In her career as a government official, Ms. Wang has participated in cases spanning various sectors including the steel, aluminum, tire, paper, utility, and chemical industries.

 

Prior to her trade remedy experience, Ms. Wang served as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable John C. Yoder in the Twenty-Third Judicial Circuit of West Virginia. Previous to that position, Ms. Wang worked as a research analyst in the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice.