is Of Counsel in O'Melveny's Washington, DC and Century City offices and former Chair of the International Practice Group. Previously, Grey established and was partner-in-charge, from January 1987 to April 1990, of the Firm's Tokyo office.
Grey counsels US and non-US clients involved in international business disputes and transactions. His litigation practice emphasizes representing clients before US agencies that regulate international trade and business, particularly on economic sanctions, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, export controls and customs matters. Grey also represents clients before US and non-US agencies in connection with trade remedy proceedings such as antidumping, countervailing duty and escape clause proceedings, before panels established pursuant to international agreements such as the WTO and NAFTA and before arbitral tribunals organized under the rules of various international commercial arbitration institutions.
Illustrative Professional Experience
- Represented both US and non-US clients in connection with US and foreign country trade remedy proceedings, such as antidumping, countervailing duty, and escape clause investigations, in the steel, non-ferrous metal, textile, chemical, industrial equipment, electronics, automotive, and agricultural industries
- Represented major US and non-US multinational corporations with respect to compliance with US customs, economic sanctions, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and export control laws, both in the context of transactions and with respect to their operations
- Represented major US multinational corporations in designing and implementing strategies to eliminate barriers to trade in global markets
- Represented foreign governments in connection with US proceedings alleging unfair practices and violations of treaty obligations
Admitted to Practice,
US Court of International Trade; New York Supreme Court, Appellate Division
Pacific Council on International Policy Member,
Council on Foreign Relations; Board of Trustees, The Asia Society (1992-2001); Board of Directors, Los Angeles World Affairs Council (1992-present); Board of Advisors, Freeman-Spogli Institute for International Studies at Stanford UniversityAwards, Chambers Global - The World's Leading Lawyers for Business
(2010, 2011); Chambers USA - America's Leading Business Lawyers
(2010, 2011); recommended in The Guide to the World's Leading International Trade Lawyers
(2010); named a “Leading Lawyer” in International Trade by Expert Guides 2008
Recognized as a leading practitioner in the Guide to the World's Leading International Trade Lawyers
(2010)Author, Foreign Corrupt Practices: An O'Melveny Handbook,
6th edition (2009); “Antidumping Law in the European Communities and the United States,” 18 George Washington Journal of International Law and Economics
631 (1985) (co-author); “Taxing Unfair International Trade Practices,” Lexington Books
(1980); "Foreign Investment Laws and Regulations of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea," 21 Fordham Int'l L.J.
“"Foreign Corrupt Practices Act: Navigating the FCPA Minefield,” OMM webinar (June 2007); “Doing Business in the Expanding European Union,” British American Business Council, Los Angeles, and the State Bar of California, International Law Section (September 2004)Chairman,
Asia Society Southern California Center (1992-2001); Board of Visitors, Stanford University Institute of International Studies (1995-2004)Adjunct Professor,
UCLA School of Law, Regulation of International Business (1994-1997); Anderson Graduate School of Management at UCLA, International Business Law (1995-1998)Languages,
Japanese; French (conversational)