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Brian McGrath

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New York, NY 10022-2544

Brian McGrath is an associate in Crowell & Moring’s New York office and a member of the firm’s International Trade and Antitrust groups. Brian’s international trade practice focuses on economic sanctions administered by the Department of Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), export controls administered by the Department of Commerce, and antiboycott regimes. His antitrust practice focuses on representing Fortune 500 companies from various industries in complex antitrust and commercial litigation. Brian also represents clients in trademark proceedings in front of the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB). Brian maintains an active pro bono practice, representing clients in immigration proceedings and veterans’ benefits and appeals cases.

Brian received his J.D. from Rutgers Law School in 2018, where he graduated cum laude and was the recipient of the Rutgers Academic Achievement Award for Excellence in Administrative Law. He was the notes editor for the Rutgers Law Record and served as a clinical law student in the Rutgers Child Advocacy Clinic, where he represented clients seeking Supplemental Security Income as well as serving as law guardian for children in Family Court proceedings. While in law school, Brian worked at a non-profit organization in New York City helping to represent low-income families of students seeking special education services. He also worked as a law clerk for a boutique employment litigation firm and for a solo practitioner civil rights litigator.

Prior to joining Crowell & Moring, Brian worked as a social studies teacher at public schools in New Jersey and as an English teacher at private schools in Santiago, Chile. He received his B.A. in history and secondary education and his M.Ed. in educational leadership/instruction from The College of New Jersey.


  • The College of New Jersey, B.A. history and secondary education (2008)
  • The College of New Jersey, M.Ed. educational leadership/instruction (2012)
  • Rutgers Law School, J.D. (2018) cum laude


Admitted to practice: New York

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"State Department Publishes Long Awaited Cloud Computing Rule," International Trade Bulletin (January 14, 2020). Contacts: Alan W. H. Gourley, Maria Alejandra (Jana) del-Cerro, Jeffrey L. Snyder, Brian McGrath
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"The Month in International Trade – December 2019," International Trade Bulletin (January 13, 2020). Contacts: Jeffrey L. Snyder, Frances P. Hadfield, Edward Goetz, Carlton Greene, Michelle J. Linderman, David (Dj) Wolff, Nicole Sayegh Succar, Erik Woodhouse, Adelicia R. Cliffe, David Baron, Maria Alejandra (Jana) del-Cerro, Brian McGrath, Nimrah Najeeb, Evan Y. Chuck, Walter (Sam) Boone, Spencer Toubia
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"Congress Passes New Russia and Venezuela Sanctions and Advances New Russia & Turkey Sanctions," International Trade Bulletin (December 27, 2019). Contacts: David (Dj) Wolff, Carlton Greene, Jeffrey L. Snyder, Adelicia R. Cliffe, David Baron, Robert Clifton Burns, Nicole Sayegh Succar, Erik Woodhouse, Maria Alejandra (Jana) del-Cerro, Brian McGrath, Nimrah Najeeb
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Preliminary Injunction Granted Against U.S. Government in Solar Energy Tariff Case (Dec.06.2019)
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"The Month in International Trade – April 2019," International Trade Bulletin (May 13, 2019). Contacts: Jeffrey L. Snyder, Frances P. Hadfield, Edward Goetz, John B. Brew, Robert Clifton Burns, Spencer Toubia, David Baron, David (Dj) Wolff, Brian McGrath, Cherie Walterman, Alexander H. Schaefer
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"Latin America Regional Recap: January and February," Crowell & Moring's International Trade Law (March 6, 2019). Authors: Cari N. Stinebower, David Baron, Eduardo Mathison, Brian McGrath, Alexandra Solórzano and Rebecca Toro Condori.
"Pending Profanity and Bankruptcy Go Together at the Supreme Court - For Trademarks," Hon. William C. Conner Inn of Court, New York, NY (February 28, 2019). Panelists: Anne Elise Herold Li, Michelle Chipetine, and Brian McGrath.
Crowell & Moring's Antitrust Group Listed as "Highly Recommended" in Global Competition Review's 19th Annual "GCR 100" (Feb.22.2019)
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"The Month in International Trade – January 2019," International Trade Bulletin (February 8, 2019). Contacts: Brian McGrath, Jeffrey L. Snyder, Frances P. Hadfield, Edward Goetz, Daniel Cannistra, Cherie Walterman, David (Dj) Wolff, Eduardo Mathison, David Baron
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"White House Hints It May Allow Lawsuits Over Cuban-Confiscated Properties," International Trade Bulletin (January 24, 2019). Contacts: David (Dj) Wolff, David Baron, Brian McGrath
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