Firm Partner Appointed To USMCA Dispute Settlement Roster

Leake & Andersson partner Edward Hayes has been named to the United States roster for United States-Mexico-Canada Free Trade Agreement (USMCA) Chapter 10 disputes. USMCA Chapter 10 provides an independent binational dispute settlement panel process as an alternative to judicial review by the parties’ domestic courts of antidumping and countervailing duty final determinations. Mr. Hayes previously served as a member of the NAFTA Chapter 19 dispute settlement process that has been replaced by USMCA Chapter 10.


Leake & Andersson is an established litigation and general business practice law firm with offices in New Orleans and Lafayette, Louisiana. The firm represents clients throughout Louisiana and Mississippi. The firm also acts as counsel for clients in certain matters throughout the United States, including class action and mass tort cases, securities arbitration proceedings and insurance coverage disputes. The combined experience and abilities of its attorneys as well as their diverse areas of specialization enable the firm to represent a broad range of individual, business, corporate, and insurance clients.


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