GDLSK: Grunfeld Desiderio Lebowitz Silverman & Klestadt LLP
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Representative Trade Cases
  • Freight Rail Coupler Systems from China
  • Fabricate Structural Steel from China, Mexico and Canada (GDLSK represented the Chinese industry and U.S. customers)
  • R-134a from China
  • Polytetrafluoroethylene Resin from China
  • Ball Bearings from Korea
  • Steel Nails from Sri Lanka, India, Thailand, Oman, Turkey and Thailand (GDLSK represented Sri Lanka, India and U.S. customers)
  • Mobile Access Equipment from China (USITC decision was negative material injury, but affirmative threat, saving clients millions of dollars because of later effective date
  • Passenger Vehicle and Light Truck Tires (PVLT) from Vietnam – de minimis in investigation
  • PVLT from China – de minimis in annual review (DOC rejected CBP allegation of fraud)
  • Activated Carbon from China – de minimis in annual review
  • Steel Nails from Taiwan – de minimis in investigation
  • Steel Nails from Sri Lanka – de minimis in investigation
  • Mechanical tubing from India – rates of less than 2 percent in consecutive annual reviews


  • Bathroom furniture outside scope of Wooden Bedroom Furniture from China;
  • Mobile Utility Carts outside of scope of Hand Trucks from China;
  • Wheel caps outside of scope of Chassis from China.


  • Hydrofluorocarbon (HFC) components from China not circumventing ADD order on HFC blends from China;
  • Pipe from the United Arab Emirates not circumventing ADD order on pipe from India.
  • Quartz surface products (QSP) certification as product of Malaysia
  • Hydrofluorocarbon (HFC) components certification as product of India
  • Aluminum foil from Thailand and Korea from China stock (pending)
  • Staples from Thailand from China stock (pending)
  • Solar cells/modules from Malaysia/Vietnam from China stock (pending)
  • Wind Towers from Vietnam; CIT reversed DOC on two complex substantive issues, and CAFC reversing CIT/DOC on two other issues, reducing investigation rate from 50% to de minimis, resulting in respondent being excluded from ADD Order;
  • Pipe from India; CIT reduced Annual Review ADD rate from 11.83 to zero;
  • Non-Malleable Cast Iron Pipe Fittings from China; CIT reversed DOC decisions that products are within scope of ADD/CVD Orders;
  • Solar Panels from China; CIT reversed DOC decisions that China’s refusal to respond to EBCP questions justified reliance on AFA for this program;
  • Nails from Taiwan; CIT reversed DOC AFA determination, reducing rate from 78.76% to zero;
  • Nails from China; CAFC reversed CIT decision that plaintiff had not exhausted administrative remedies, leading to reversal of DOC decision on effective date of scope decision;
  • Aluminum extrusions from China; CIT/CAFC reverse DOC on effective date of anticircumvention decision;
  • Nonwoven Ribbons from China; CAFC reversed DOC/CIT on ADD rate applicable to co-operative separate rate company;
  • PVLT from China; CAFC reversed DOC/CIT on selecting merely one respondent in an Annual Review;
  • Nails from Taiwan; CAFC reversed DOC/CIT twice as to DOC’s calculation of the denominator in its differential pricing analysis (ongoing; on fourth remand)