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Tan Albayrak is a lawyer with the International Trade group of Morris, Manning & Martin LLP. His practice involves trade litigation before U.S. agencies, U.S. courts and the World Trade Organization (WTO), with a focus on trade remedies including anti-dumping and countervailing duties (AD/CVD) and safeguards (SG). The clientele of his firm consists of foreign countries and companies including Government of China, Hyundai Steel, Bekaert, and Borusan Mannesmann.
Prior to joining Morris, Manning & Martin, LLP, Mr. Albayrak was a legal intern at the Legal Affairs Division of the World Trade Organization in Geneva, Switzerland, working on the adjudication process of a renewable energy subsidies dispute between India and the United States (DS510). Mr. Albayrak co-authored an article on Section 232 and Section 301 tariffs that was published by the think tank Economic Development Foundation (IKV), and was later invited to participate as a panelist at the IKV Trade Conference in Istanbul, speaking on the challenges the steel industry faces in the current world trade order. Mr. Albayrak has also contributed to the final editing of the book GATT Disputes: 1948-1995, released in December 2018.
Mr. Albayrak graduated from George Washington University, cum laude, with a B.B.A. in International Business, a J.D. from American University, and an International Business and Economic Law LL.M. from Georgetown Law with a certificate in WTO and International Trade studies. During his time at Georgetown, Mr. Albayrak was a Fellow of the International Institute of Economic Law (IIEL). Recognized as being the best in class for “WTO agreements, negotiations and disputes,” he received the 2018 CALI Excellence for the Future Award.
Mr. Albayrak is fluent in English and Turkish, and is proficient in French.