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Patrick Togni is a senior associate in the firm’s International Trade practice. He represents clients in international trade law matters, including trade remedy proceedings and related appeals, customs compliance, and export controls. Patrick also has worked with clients on a variety of projects in connection with the Trump Administration's approach to international trade policy, including China tariffs (Section 301) and Miscellaneous Tariff Bill legislation.  Patrick also represents clients in regulatory and policy matters relating to unmanned aerial vehicles (“UAV”)/drones. Patrick is resident in both the Washington, D.C. and Charlotte offices.

Patrick has argued cases before administrative agencies, the U.S. Court of International Trade, and he has appeared in NAFTA Chapter 19 binational panel reviews. Patrick’s customs practice includes regulatory compliance matters such as prior disclosures and focused assessment (audit) proceedings before U.S. Customs and Border Protection. Patrick’s export controls practice includes regulatory counsel and frequent collaborations with the firm’s Government and Internal Investigations practice on internal investigations and responses to government information requests (e.g., summons). He also has litigated cases in state and federal courts around the country, and has appeared in several intellectual property litigation proceedings before the U.S. International Trade Commission. Patrick’s practice also involves the provision of counsel to clients on legislative and policy matters, where he draws upon his time as a legislative aide on Capitol Hill.

Patrick is a frequent author of client alerts and legal articles on relevant topics which are regularly selected for publication by Lexology. Patrick also speaks on trade and UAV-related issues regularly.

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Credentials

J.D., American University, cum laude

B.A., Binghamton University, cum laude

District of Columbia

North Carolina

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit

U.S. Court of International Trade

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia

Virginia

Matters

Advised energy services company in implementation of UAV policies and procedures.

Representing U.S. paper industry in an inquiry of whether certain imports are circumventing U.S. antidumping and countervailing duty orders.

Advising multinational biotechnology company in international commercial matters.

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Advised energy services company in implementation of UAV policies and procedures.

Representing U.S. paper industry in an inquiry of whether certain imports are circumventing U.S. antidumping and countervailing duty orders.

Advising multinational biotechnology company in international commercial matters.

Represented North Carolina-based manufacturer in focused assessment conducted by U.S. Customs and Border Protection.

Advising clients regarding Miscellaneous Tariff Bill process.

Advising multinational skincare company regarding the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora.

Represented pro bono international adoption client in North Carolina state court motions practice regarding a determination of probable chronological age in the absence of an official birth certificate.

Representing healthcare and technology clients in Federal Supply Schedule and Trade Agreements Act compliance.

Represented agricultural trade association in customs and tariff matters.

Argued appeals in China subsidy proceedings on behalf of the domestic citric acid industry.

Advising international oil and gas company on UAV procurement matters.

Advising U.S. manufacturers on federal procurement matters such as the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s American Iron & Steel Requirement.

Performed pro bono research on behalf of the Oklahoma Death Penalty Review Commission.

Matters

Advised energy services company in implementation of UAV policies and procedures.

Representing U.S. paper industry in an inquiry of whether certain imports are circumventing U.S. antidumping and countervailing duty orders.

Advising multinational biotechnology company in international commercial matters.

See more
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Close

Matters

Advised energy services company in implementation of UAV policies and procedures.

Representing U.S. paper industry in an inquiry of whether certain imports are circumventing U.S. antidumping and countervailing duty orders.

Advising multinational biotechnology company in international commercial matters.

Represented North Carolina-based manufacturer in focused assessment conducted by U.S. Customs and Border Protection.

Advising clients regarding Miscellaneous Tariff Bill process.

Advising multinational skincare company regarding the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora.

Represented pro bono international adoption client in North Carolina state court motions practice regarding a determination of probable chronological age in the absence of an official birth certificate.

Representing healthcare and technology clients in Federal Supply Schedule and Trade Agreements Act compliance.

Represented agricultural trade association in customs and tariff matters.

Argued appeals in China subsidy proceedings on behalf of the domestic citric acid industry.

Advising international oil and gas company on UAV procurement matters.

Advising U.S. manufacturers on federal procurement matters such as the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s American Iron & Steel Requirement.

Performed pro bono research on behalf of the Oklahoma Death Penalty Review Commission.

Credentials

J.D., American University, cum laude

B.A., Binghamton University, cum laude

District of Columbia

North Carolina

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit

U.S. Court of International Trade

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia

Virginia