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Nick Paster is an associate in the Government Matters practice and a member of the firm's International Trade team.  His practice focuses on trade remedies, trade policy and negotiations, and trade agreement enforcement.  Nick represents clients in trade remedy proceedings before the U.S. Department of Commerce, U.S. International Trade Commission, the U.S. Court of International Trade, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, and in World Trade Organization (WTO) dispute settlement proceedings.

Prior to joining King & Spalding, Nick worked in the Office of the General Counsel in the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR).  He was deeply involved in the Administration’s renegotiation of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) and its subsequent implementation.  During his time at USTR, he also represented the United States in USMCA and WTO dispute settlement proceedings.  Nick also covered matters related to agricultural trade, technical barriers to trade, cross-border services, and trade in recyclable materials.

Before working at USTR, Nick worked at a private law firm based in Geneva, Switzerland focusing on WTO dispute settlement.

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