Overview

Robert Huey, an international trade and transactions lawyer, is a partner with Foley & Lardner LLP and a member of the Transactional & Securities and International Practices and Automotive, Energy, Health Care, and Manufacturing Industry Teams. Mr. Huey’s practice focuses on international trade and transaction matters for clients in Europe, Asia and South America. He has appeared before numerous international trade regulatory agencies.

Relevant Experience

  • Represented commercial and governmental interests in many major international trade disputes over the last twenty five years, including automobiles, steel, machinery and equipment, consumer goods, electronic and electric products, raw materials, and semiconductors; 
  • Represented commercial interests in the formation and the dissolution of major joint ventures in the United States, and acquisitions and sales of investments; 
  • Represented commercial interests in successfully resolving disputes between Tier II, Tier I and OEMs in the automobile industry; 
  • Represented commercial and government interests in various matters, including the Buy America provisions of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, fair and unfair trade laws, mandatory licensing of intellectual property and negotiations of trade agreements; 
  • Represented commercial interests to successfully resolve the false marking of their product by a distributor; and 
  • Represented commercial interests in investigations of alleged criminal antitrust violations.

Recognition

In recognition of his experience, Mr. Huey has been Peer Review Rated as AV® Preeminent™, the highest performance rating in Martindale-Hubbell's peer review rating system.

Education

Mr. Huey earned his LL.B. from the University of Virginia School of Law (1967). He earned his B.A. from Hobart & William Smith College (cum laude, 1964), where he was a member of Phi Beta Kappa.

Admissions

Mr. Huey is admitted to practice in New York, the District of Columbia, and before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and the U.S. Court of International Trade.

Representative Matters

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Represented a Japanese steel producer in the ITC preliminary investigation regarding grain-oriented electrical steel from Japan.
Represented Japanese steel producers in the ITC sunset review of antidumping duty order regarding certain large diameter line pipe from Japan.
Counseled a Japanese heavy industries company in the sale of a large boiler for a coal-fired power plant in the U.S. Foley's Energy Team and Tokyo office worked together to analyze the proposed terms and conditions. The client successfully received an order, estimated at 20 billion yen.