Eric S. Parnes


Eric Parnes is an accomplished litigator who focuses on advocating for and advising clients in international trade disputes and other high-stakes government-facing matters, including internal and government investigations and False Claims Act litigation.

Eric represents clients in complex disputes—in court as well as before administrative agencies and arbitral tribunals—and by conducting internal investigations and advising clients on corporate compliance matters.

Eric has represented clients in countervailing duty and anti-dumping investigations and administrative reviews before the U.S. Department of Commerce, injury investigations and sunset reviews before the U.S. International Trade Commission, and challenges to agency determinations before NAFTA/USMCA binational panels, the U.S. Court of International Trade, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, and World Trade Organization.

Eric also has extensive experience as a trial and appellate advocate in a range of substantive areas, including False Claims Act litigation, securities class actions and shareholder derivative claims, IP litigation, and commercial disputes. Eric has represented clients before the Supreme Court of the United States, five U.S. Courts of Appeal, and the highest courts in multiple states and the District of Columbia.


  • 2022–2024, International Trade: Trade Remedies & Trade Policy, listed in Chambers Global
  • 2022–2023, International Trade: Trade Remedies & Trade Policy, listed in Chamber USA
  • 2022–2023, International Trade, listed in The Legal 500 United States
  • 2023, “Next Generation Lawyer – International Trade: Trade Remedies and Trade Policy,” listed in The Legal 500’s Guide to Up-and-Coming Lawyers Nationwide



  • District of Columbia
  • Maryland


  • University of Maryland, BA
  • Georgetown University Law Center, JD, cum laude