Ken Weigel was a partner at Alston & Bird for almost 20 years before becoming senior counsel with the International Trade & Regulatory Group. Ken has over 40 years of experience advising companies on export controls and sanctions, customs, trade remedy proceedings (e.g., antidumping and countervailing duty), and trade policy. He counsels and represents companies before the agencies and courts in audits, and civil and criminal investigations and disclosures. He also assists clients by providing advice on, designing, and implementing import and export compliance programs.
Ken has written and spoken extensively on international trade issues. He has been recognized in Chambers USA, Chambers Global, Who’s Who in America, The Best Lawyers in America©, Super Lawyers, International Who’s Who of Trade & Customs Lawyers and Thought Leaders Global Elite, and America’s Most Honored Professionals, and is Peer Review Rated™ AV Preeminent® in Martindale-Hubbell®. According to Chambers, “Kenneth Weigel attracts a deluge of recommendations for his skills in trade work. Peers point to his ‘highly sophisticated practice,’ while clients prize his ‘wealth of knowledge and experience in international trade and customs issues,’ describing him as ‘a walking encyclopedia.’”
He received his J.D. from George Washington University, where he was a member of the Order of the Coif, and his B.A. in economics from the University of Michigan.