Background Information on Law Practice of Bart S. Fisher
- "Shark" Washington Lawyer Looking After the Interests of Postalis Against Mellon," Carta Polis, (August 29, 2917)
- "Past China Work Slows Confirmation of Lighthizer for Trade Rep" Bloomberg BNA International Trade Reporter, (February 16, 2017)
- "Trump's Commitment to WTO Questionable," Bloomberg BNA International Trade Daily, (December 22, 2016)
- “China Socked by U. S. Steel Tariff," China Daily (December 24, 2015)
Lobbyists Escape Sanctions,"
The Hill (March 23, 2014)
- “Court Tosses Most Claims in
Challenge to Presidential Wind Farm Divertiture Order," Bloomberg BNA International Trade Reporter, (February 26, 2013)
- “Suit Filed Against CFIUS Order
Seen As Trial Balloon in National Security Law: Fisher Sees Case as Model
Trial Balloon,” BNA
International Trade Reporter (October 10, 2012)
- “Fisher Says Countervailing Duty
Measure Backs Approach of Georgetown Steel Memo,” BNA International Trade Reporter
(March 5, 2012)
- “Behind Enemy Lines with the
Entrepreneurial Professor,” Legal Bisnow, January 27, 2010.
- “VP Leads Team Effort,”
News USA. 2000.
- “Breaking though in China,”
Washington Business Journal, December 24-30, 1999.
- “Throwing a Mean Curve at
Leadership Reunion,” The Financial Post, December 9, 1993.
- “Two-Way Street,”
Washington University Alumni News (Winter 1991).
- “Chinese mushrooms, Polish golf
carts and international trade practice,” Harvard Law Bulletin
- “Counseling Dukakis,”
Legal Times, May 23, 1988.
- “One-Stop Shopping; How a Law
Firm Works the New Marketplace of Influence,” The Washington Post,
August 1, 1983.
- “Commodities Attorney Bullish on New
Coffee Agreement,” World Coffee & Tea.
- “International Relations and the
Law,” Johns Hopkins SAIS Review.
- Sudan. - Representation of the Republic of Sudan
- The Forgotten War
in Sudan,"Time, February 23, 2015
- "Telecommunications Export Rules for Sudan Eased by Commerce, Treasury
Departments," Bl;oomburg BNA, February 17,2015
- "The Obama Administration May Be Warming Toward a U.S. - Listed State
Sponsor of Terrorism," Business Insider, February 6, 2015
- "Obama Attends Prayer
Breakfast with Sudanese Official Accused of Genocide," Free
Beacon.com, February 5, 2015
- Citigroup Litigation
- Economiahoy/Reuters, October 15, 2014 (Spanish/English30 previous cases)
Jornada: Citigroup amenazada con demanda de U$6 mil milones en EE.UULa empresa estadounidense estará cerrando representaciones en 11 países
- La Jornada, October 16, 2014
the rights of waterfront property owners at Smith Mountain Lake,
Virginia.--"Appalachian Power's regulation of lakefront property draws ire
at Smith Mountain Lake."
The Roanoke Times, October 17, 2014
- “Residents sue over Sparrows Point
pollution,”’ Baltimore Sun, August 9, 2012
- Protecting the Residents of
Baltimore from Pollution in the Sparrows Point Area.-“Furor at Steel at
steel tycoon Rennert’s bankruptcy ‘ploy,’ New York Post, June 25,
- “Obama administration defends
license to lawyer representing Sudan,” The Hill, December 22,
- “GOP lawmaker calls on Geithner to
repeal Sudan representation license," The Hill, December
- “Un American Denonce des Ventes
D’Armes De La France,” Paris Match, December 14, 2011.
- Representation of the Embassy of the Republic of the Sudan. “Influence
Industry: Sudan hires its first U.S. lawyer in years, prompting protests,”
Washington Post, December 14, 2011.
- Defense Contracting and French
and Saudi Arabia Corruption.—Proceeding before the Commercial
Court in Paris, France alleging breach of contract by a Saudi trading
company, “The French Corruption: Defense Contract double-dealing could
cost U.S. jobs,” The Washington Times, August 24, 2010.
- Protecting the Residents of
Baltimore from a Liquified Natural Gas Terminal.—Proceeding before
the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and U.S. courts to prevent
placement of an LNG import terminal by AES Corp. at Sparrows Point,
“Lawyer Asks Power Supplier to Withdraw LNG Proposal,” Baltimore Sun, May
13, 2006; “LNG Opponents Hire Attorney,” Dundalk Eagle.com, May 23, 2006;
“U.S. attorney asked to stop LNG project,” Baltimore Sun, July 14, 2006;
“LNG: Opponent has conflict of interest with dual roles,” Baltimore
Examiner, October 19, 2006; “LNG Behind the Scenes,” East County Times,
July 19, 2007; “Groups file LNG appeals, say decision was rushed,”
Baltimore Sun, February 20, 2009; “Lawsuit seeks to scrap LNG terminal,”
Baltimore Sun, February 13, 2010.
- Dominican Republic.—Lawsuit
against AES Corp. to recover damages from dumping of rock ash on beaches
in the Dominican Republic, “Dominican Re. Seeks $80M for U.S. Dumping,”
Associated Press, March 15, 2006; “Dominican Republic Suing Power Company
AES Over Rockash Dumping,” Caribbean Investor, March 20, 2006; “AES to Pay
$6 Million,” Washington Post, 2007.
- Iraq.—Creation of the
U.S.-Iraq Business Council, “K Street on the Tigris,” Mother Jones.com,
October 1, 2003; “Iraq Faces Up to $200B in Debt,” Associated Press, April
- White Marlin.—Section 301
case before the Office of the United States Trade Representative seeking
trade sanctions to stop overfishing of the White Marlin. “Sport Fishermen
Up in Arms About Europe’s Big Fish Rapacity,” Washington Post, October 20,
2002; “Governors Urge Action to Save Marlin,” Washington Post, October 4,
2002 “Fishy tale,” Legal Week, September 26, 2002.
- Candles.--Department of
Commerce Antidumping Case Involving Imports of
Wax Candles from China, “Trade Deal Brings Renewed Light to a Chinese
Candlemaker,” The Washington Post, November 17, 1999.
- Intellectual Property Rights in
China.--Representation of the American Chemical Society on Theft
of Intellectual Property Rights in China, “Piracy Still Runs Rampant in
China,” The Washington Post, March 27, 1998.
of Uranium Mining Interest in Kazakhstan, “Kazakhstan President Hears
About Uranium Deal,” The Washington Post, November 20, 1997; “World Wide
Minerals’ fight with Kazakhstan may be ending,” The Rushford Report.
- Computer Components.--Representation
of Passive Electronics Coalition on Information Technology Agreement,
“Incapacitating Charlene,” The Rushford Report, July, 1997.
- The Gripes of Rath.—Representation
of minority shareholders in Spang & Co., “Spang daughters fight back at
patriarch with lawsuit,” Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, April 26, 1996; “Spang
torpedoes former admiral’s bid,” Butler Eagle, May 22, 1996; “Spang
shareholders charge abuse of power in attempt to oust Rath,” Pittsburgh
Business Times, June 17-23, 1996.
- Rice Trade with Iraq.--Freezing
of Trade with Iraq, “Rocking Boat Over Iraqi Rice,” Legal Times, September
10, 1990; “Gulf Crisis Leaves Firm With Ship Full of Rice,” Washington
Post, September 8, 1990.
- Light Trucks, Vans, and Sport
Utility Vehicles.—Proposed tariff reclassification of light
trucks, vans and sport utility vehicles by the U.S. Treasury Department,
“Auto Group Strongly Urges US To Stand Firm on Duty Increase,” The Journal
of Commerce, January 24, 1989; “Lee Iacocca’s Bumpy Truck Ride: and
Foreign-Car Lobby Outmanned Detroit Over Tariffs,” Legal Times, April 3,
- Rice from Japan--Section
301 cases before the Office of the United States Trade Representative
Involving U.S. Exports of Rice to Japan, “U.S. Rice Growers Criticize
Japan,” The Journal of Commerce, September 11, 1986; “Japan closes rice
market to imports; US millers want tariffs,” The Christian Science
Monitor, September 11, 1986; “Bush Trade Stance Taken With a Grain of
Rice,” Legal Times, September 19, 1988; “The Buck Stops Here,” Washington
Trade Week, October 21, 1988.
Trade Commission Case Section 337 Case Involving Toner from Japan, “Canon
Accused of Toner Monopoly,” Financial Times, July 17, 1986.
- Fresh Atlantic Groundfish.--International
Trade Commission and Department of Commerce Countervailing Duty Case
Involving Imports of Fresh Atlantic Groundfish from Canada, “N.E. fish
group sues for Canada tariffs,” The Boston Globe, August 10, 1985; “Duty
Sought on Fish Imports,” Washington Post, August 6, 1985; “ITC rules N.E.
fishermen are hurt by Canada,” The Boston Globe, September 12, 1985; “U.S.
slaps duty on fresh fish from Canada,” The Standard-Times, New Bedford,
MA, April 30, 1986.
- Dried Salted Codfish.--International
Trade Commission Antidumping Duty Case Involving Imports of Dried Salted
Codfish from Canada, “6 East Coast fisheries get setback from U.S.”
Toronto Globe and Mail, January 24, 1985; “Salt cod duty victory hailed as
boost to NE countervail case,” Commercial Fisheries News, July, 1985.
- Rice from Taiwan. Section
301 Case before the Office of the United States Trade Representative
Involving U.S. Exports of Rice, “Rice Industry Urges Action Against
Taiwan,” The Journal of Commerce, July 14, 1983.
- Beer Imports from Mexico.--“Brewers
Fighting Mexican Imports,” The Washington Post, October 6, 1982; “U.S.
brewers win heady victory in import fight with Mexico, Missouri Times,
April 4, 1983; “Beer Brouhaha Buck Stops With Reagan,” St. Louis
Post-Dispatch, March 10, 1983; “Duty-Free Imports Cut by $1.4 Billion,”
New York Times, April 1, 1983.
- Canned Mushrooms.--International
Trade Commission Case under Section 406 of the Trade Act of 1974 Involving
Imports of Mushrooms from China, “Trade Dispute Mushrooming with the
Chinese,” The Washington Post, August 24, 1982; and “Mushrooms From China
Get Approval,” December 1, 1982.
- Regulation of U.S. Multinational
Enterprises by the European Union.-- “Proposals Before EEC Alarm
Multinationals,” The Washington Post, March 7, 1982.
Trade Commission Section 201 Case Involving Automobiles from Japan, “On
the eve of Hearings on Auto Imports from Japan, All Parties Vie for
Attention,” Wall Street Journal; “House Panel to Seek Legislative Solution
to Auto Industry Problems at Hearings,” The Washington Post, November 12,
1980; and “Auto Import Curbs Rejects; Ford to Appeal,” Washington Star,
November 12, 1980.
- United States-Canada Border
Broadcasting.—Section 301 case before the Office of the United
States Trade Representative against Canada on behalf of 15 U.S. television
stations, “American stations ask stiff retaliatory action against Canadian
law,” Ottawa Citizen, June 25, 1980.
of the Diamond Monopoly of the State of Israel, “U.S. Rebuff to Israel on
Diamonds,” The New York Times, May 28, 1980.
- Fluorspar.—Testimony on
duty suspension bill on fluorspar, “Tabasco Spices Senate Hearing on
Tariff Pleas,” The Washington Post, August 1, 1978.
- Interview—Interview with Bart
S Fisher on his background and law practice.
- Establishment of the
Aplastic Anemia and MDS International Foundation
Donor Program, 1983
- "Al Gore and Living the Gift of
Life," News USA, 2000
- "Gifts from Perfect Strangers,"
Washington Post, 1986
- "Boy's Death Spurs Donors
of Marrow," Baltimore Evening Sun, October 25, 1984
- "Parents, University Establish Aplastic Anemia Foundation," JHU Gazette, October 1984
Bringing Major League Baseball to Virginia
- "Virginia Groups Expansion Finalists," The Washington Times, 1994
- "Fisher Explores Oakland A's," The Washington Post, 1994
- "A Dream That Won't Die," The Washington Post, 1994
- "Baseball Mogul Pitching," The Fairfax Journal, 1994
- "Fisher Steps Up To The Plate For Fairfax County," Great Falls Current - McClean Providence Journal 1994
- "N.Va. Group At-bat To Snap MLB Slump," The Commection, 1993
- "D.C. Group Offers Padres $150 Million, But No Sale," The Wahington Post, 1993
- "Baseball In VA?," The Connection, 1992
- "Fisher Wants to Buy NL Giants, Move Them Here," The Washington Post, 1992
- "Fisher Presents NL Investment Outline," The Washington Post, 1990
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