Work Piles Up For International Trade Lawyers

Law360, New York (September 9, 2009, 6:48 PM EDT) -- As the economy continues to sputter, many international trade attorneys say they are busier than ever assisting clients in navigating foreign markets through challenging times. And if history is any indication, they can expect to be putting in a lot more hours in the months to come.

Although more time is needed before the recession's full effect on international trade practices plays out, trade generally booms during dire economic periods, according to Susan Esserman, a partner at Steptoe & Johnson LLP, where she is chair of...
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