George W. Thompson

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Adjunct Faculty
Schar School of Policy and Government

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George W. Thompson is the founder of Thompson & Associates PLLC, a Washington-based international trade law consultancy – He has more than 34 years of experience in international trade law and has been an attorney advisor for the U.S. International Trade Commission.

Thompson specializes in export and import regulation and international business counseling, to include antidumping, countervailing duty and other trade remedies, customs compliance, export controls, international sales contracts, and administrative and judicial litigation relating to these matters; advising domestic and foreign corporations in myriad industries, including food and agriculture, automotive, furniture, software, chemicals, electronics, office and telecommunications products, aerospace, and consumer goods.

Thompson has been an adjunct faculty member at the George Mason University's Schar School of Policy and Government since 1995. He teaches courses on ABCs of Importing and Exporting, International Contract Negotiation, and Export Controls and Compliance.

He has authored the following publications:

Transnational Contracts
Thomson Reuters

"Intellectual Property Rights and United States International Trade Laws" (coauthor)
Oceana Publications

Exporting: Regulations, Documentation, Procedures
Global Training Center

Managing Forwarders, Brokers & Carriers in Your International Supply Chain
Global Training Center

Customs Law and Administration (contributing author)
Thomson Reuters

"Judicial Review of International Trade Commission Determinations from October 1990 to September 1992" (coauthor)
Law & Policy in International Business, Vol. 25, 1993

"Political and Policy Dimensions of Foreign Trade Zones" (coauthor)
Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law, Vol. 18, 1985