Beth Johnson focuses her practice on international trade-related issues. In particular, Beth represents domestic industry clients in antidumping and countervailing duty investigations and reviews before the U.S. Department of Commerce, the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC), and the U.S. Court of International Trade. She also counsels clients on U.S. Customs-related issues.
A skilled and proven litigator, Beth has over 13 years of experience representing her clients before federal courts and agencies. She has successfully litigated large and complex investigations and appeals on behalf of individual companies and industry coalitions alike. In addition to her work in international trade, Beth has substantial experience representing clients in commercial litigation, federal litigation under the Administrative Procedure Act, and in government contracts-related matters. A strong written and oral advocate, Beth is dedicated to understanding her clients’ needs and presenting each client’s case in a compelling way. She works well under pressure, and effectively advocates for her clients even under extremely short timeframes.
Notably, Beth is a recipient of the prestigious Burton Award. Supported by the Library of Congress, the Burton Award is given to attorneys who have demonstrated achievement in the law and legal writing. In addition to the Burton Award, Beth is consistently recognized by Super Lawyers as a Washington, D.C. “Rising Star.” Beth is also an active member of the Association of Women in International Trade (“WIIT”); serves on the D.C. office’s recruiting committee; and co-chairs the D.C. chapter of Women At KDW, the firm’s affinity group for women attorneys. Beth is valued by both clients and her colleagues for her steadfast work ethic and consistently high quality work product.
Represented the domestic wire rod industry in antidumping and countervailing duty cases against multiple countries.
Represented a domestic industry coalition of aluminum sheet producers in antidumping and countervailing duty investigations against multiple countries before Commerce and the ITC.
Represented U.S. producers of pre-stressed concrete steel wire strand in original investigation and five year “sunset” reviews before Commerce and the ITC.
Represented clients in over twenty federal bid protests before federal agencies, the Court of Federal Claims, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.
Successfully represented a client in proceedings for a protective order and for child custody.
Successfully represented two different clients in proceedings for Social Security disability benefits.