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Nicholas J. Birch

Nicholas J. Birch is a seasoned international trade attorney. Mr. Birch has experience in a variety of international trade and legal matters including antidumping and countervailing duty proceedings, suspension agreements, export controls, bilateral trade and investment agreements, WTO dispute settlement, and international arbitration.

Mr. Birch has represented clients before numerous agencies, courts, and international tribunals, including the U.S. Department of Commerce, U.S. International Trade Commission, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, the Court of International Trade, and International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) tribunals.

Mr. Birch’s recent work covers a range of industries including:

  • Agriculture

  • Manufacturing

  • Tires

  • Wheels

  • Bearings

  • Paper

  • Steel

  • Shrimp

  • Tomatoes

  • Paper

  • International Investment

In April 2019, Mr. Birch was appointed to the U.S. NAFTA Chapter 19 Roster of Panelists to hear disputes under the trade remedy laws.

Mr. Birch has previously worked in researching and publishing on international investment and treaty arbitration. He also worked in finance and purchasing for a major international manufacturer. He has received a certificate in WTO Studies from Georgetown University. While at law school, he served as a headnote writer for Oxford Reports on International Law’s International Investment Claims.

Mr. Birch has published numerous articles on international law, arbitration, investment and development.

Bar Admissions

  • District of Columbia

  • U.S. Court of International Trade

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

  • U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia

Education

Georgetown University Law Center

J.D., 2010

Georgetown University McDonough School of Business
M.B.A., 2010

Bringham Young University

B.S., 2004