Antitrust, International Trade Regulation and Hospitality Law.
Areas of Practice
Ms. Mazard counsels a range of clients, including multi-national corporations and trade associations, regarding compliance with federal antitrust rules and advises both U.S. and foreign companies in the federal merger review process. She also represents companies involved in civil and criminal investigations by the U.S. Department of Justice and in federal and state private antitrust litigation.
Ms. Mazard represents clients on issues related to mergers and premerger notifications both inside and outside the United States and in front of federal and state antitrust regulatory agencies. She also provides antitrust and regulatory advice and counseling to risk arbitrage managers of various institutional banks and investment funds.
Ms. Mazard also practices in all areas of international trade and customs law. In fact, she participated in many of the major trade disputes over the past ten years. Her cases include safeguards investigations of steel; antidumping investigations of cold-rolled steel from the Netherlands, hot-rolled steel from India, grain-oriented silicon electric steel from Italy and Japan, metal calendar slides from Japan, magnesia carbon bricks from the People’s Republic of China and Mexico; and, countervailing duty investigations of hot-rolled steel from India and magnesia carbon bricks from the People’s Republic of China. Ms. Mazard’s clients include U.S. and foreign corporations in such industries as refractories, steel and motion pictures.
In addition, Ms. Mazard also represented domestic and international clients with respect to import and export transactions and NAFTA issues. Ms. Mazard also has experience representing private parties and sovereign governments before U.S. courts and international arbitral tribunals.
During school, Ms. Mazard served as a Legal Intern for the State Department at the United States Mission to the United Nations and for Duracell, Inc. She is fluent in French and proficient in Spanish.
Ms. Mazard is admitted to practice in the District of Columbia, the U.S. Court of International Trade and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. She is also on the Board of Directors of the Organization of Women in International Trade, the Women in International Trade Trust, and Girls Inc. of the Washington, D.C. Metropolitan Area.
- M.A.L.D., Tufts University (The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy), 1999
- J.D., University of California at Berkeley (Boalt Hall), 1998
- B.S., University of Southern California, 1994, summa cum laude
- “Clarett Scores Antitrust Touchdown: Clears Path to NFL,” FindLaw Corporate Counsel Center, Newsletter of the Corporate Counsel CLE Center, May 2004.
- “Membership Certainly has its Privileges,” FindLaw Corporate Counsel Center, Newsletter of the Corporate Counsel CLE Center, April 2004.
- International Antitrust Co-operation Agreements, 24 LAW AND ECONOMICS REVIEW 405 (co-authored), 2001.