Michael P. House

Michael P. House


Perkins Coie LLP

Recognized since 2012

Washington, District of Columbia

Practice Areas

Government Relations Practice

International Trade and Finance Law

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Michael House, a partner in the firm’s Business group, focuses his practice in international trade law. Michael advises and represents clients in all aspects of trade remedy investigations under U.S. antidumping, countervailing duty and safeguard laws, as well as on export licensing and export control matters. He also advises clients in bilateral and multilateral disputes before the World Trade Organization. Michael counsels clients on Customs issues involving import transactions including entry, classification and valuation, and on U.S. international trade policy including free-trade agreements, trade negotiations, and investigations of market access and import competition.

Michael regularly represents clients in matters before the U.S. Department of Commerce, U.S. International Trade Commission, U.S. Trade Representative, U.S. Department of State, and other federal and local agencies. He has served as the lead litigation counsel in cases brought before the U.S. Court of International Trade, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and the U.S. Supreme Court.

Michael represents clients in a broad cross-section of industry sectors, including such major industries as semiconductors, steel, consumer electronics, paper, chemicals and textiles, and involving exports from a wide variety of countries including Korea, China, Japan, Malaysia, Ecuador, Canada, Italy, Germany, United Kingdom, Russia, Hong Kong, the Philippines and Taiwan, among others.

Location
  • 700 Thirteenth Street, NW, Suite 800
    Washington, DC 20005-3960
Education
  • The University of Texas, J.D.
  • Southern Methodist University, B.F.A.
Bar Admissions
  • District of Columbia, The District of Columbia Bar
Affiliations
  • American Bar Association - Member
  • Customs and International Trade Bar Association - Member
Federal Clerkships
  • United States Court of Appeals

Perkins Coie LLP
Headquarters: Seattle, Washington

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Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2024 for work in:
  • Government Relations Practice
  • International Trade and Finance Law
Special Focus:
  • Trade
Awards:
  • Named Lawyer of the Year by Best Lawyers for Trade and Finance Law, Beijing, 2020
  • Ranked Band 1 in Chambers Asia-Pacific, China - International Trade/WTO (International Firms), 2019 - 2020
  • Listed in Best Lawyers in America: Government Relations Practice; International Trade and Finance Law, 2012 - 2020
  • Ranked in Chambers Asia-Pacific, China - International Trade/WTO (International Firms), 2018

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