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06.17.2008 David P. Sanders Joins Williams Mullen in Washington, D.C. Washington, D.C. - Williams Mullen announced today that international trade and customs attorney David P. Sanders has joined the firm as a partner in the Washington, D.C. office. He has over 20 years of experience in customs and international trade matters, focusing on the representation of clients before U.S. Customs and Border Protection. He represents U.S. importers in a variety of customs matters and litigates cases in the Court of International Trade. He also advises clients regarding the U.S. regulation of exports and various trade policy and trade remedy issues involving the U.S. Department of Commerce, U.S. International Trade Commission and the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative.

Mr. Sanders currently serves as co-chairman of the International Trade Committee of the District of Columbia Bar's International Law Section. He is a member of the Customs Lawyers' Association and speaks frequently at international conferences and trade association events serving the importing and exporting communities. He served on the U.S. Court of International Trade Advisory Committee from 1998 until early 2008. Mr. Sanders recently authored a chapter, "Best Practices for Import Compliance: Avoiding Common Pitfalls," published in the Inside the Minds International Trade Legal Strategies series. He is admitted to practice in the District of Columbia. Mr. Sanders received his J.D. from the University of Denver Sturm College of Law and his B.A. from the University of Michigan.