Grace Kim advises on international trade and customs matters. She represents domestic industries in trade remedy proceedings, particularly antidumping and countervailing duty investigations, administrative and five-year (“sunset”) reviews and appellate litigation. Grace regularly appears before the U.S. Department of Commerce, the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC), and the U.S. Court of International Trade.
Grace’s personal commitment to her clients and the quality of work she provides is unwavering. Grace is valued for her acute attention to detail, honed project management skills, effective advocacy and strong writing. She is respected by colleagues for her work ethic and resolute dedication to her clients. Grace’s keen insight into the market forces shaping her clients’ industries enables her to effectively advocate on their behalf and obtain critical relief when and where it is needed most.
An active member of The Association of Women in International Trade (WIIT), Grace serves as the co-chair of the Trade Remedies section, which examines the evolving field of trade remedies and new rules, regulations and administrative procedures. The section is particularly interested in issues regarding anti-dumping/countervailing duties, safeguards and section 337, among others.
Grace also believes in providing pro bono counsel, and has successfully resolved immigration matters before the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services in that capacity. Additionally, prior to joining Kelley Drye and throughout law school, Grace served as an economic consultant and international trade analyst with Georgetown Economic Services.
Represented the U.S. specialty steel industry (including stainless sheet and strip, stainless steel place, stainless steel bar and stainless steel wire rod) in several antidumping, countervailing duty and safeguards proceedings involving numerous countries before the U.S. Department of Commerce and ITC.
Represented U.S. manufacturers of carbon steel products, brass sheet and strip, iron construction castings, polyester staple fiber, PET resin, stainless steel butt-weld pipe fittings and pre-stressed concrete steel wire strand in antidumping and countervailing duty cases and sunset reviews against imports from multiple countries.
Represented producers of fresh garlic, canned mushrooms, honey, pasta and fresh Atlantic Salmon in several sunset reviews conducted by the U.S. Department of Commerce and ITC.
Assisted in drafting an amicus brief to the U.S. Supreme Court on behalf of the Committee to Support U.S. Trade Laws in a successful appeal of a U.S. Department of Commerce antidumping determination.
Assisted in the representation of the PET Resin Coalition in Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) annual reviews at the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative.
Counsels domestic companies regarding NAFTA and other customs and international trade matters.
Represents U.S. trade associations seeking Export Trade Certificates of Review from the Department of Commerce and the Department of Justice, which provide antitrust immunity to association members in connection with export-related activities.
Customs and International Trade Bar Association
Washington International Trade Association
Women in International Trade