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Kavita Mohan is an international trade attorney with Grunfeld Desiderio, one of the nation's largest firms specializing in international trade and customs law.

Her practice focuses on representing foreign manufacturers and governments in trade remedy proceedings before the U.S. Department of Commerce and the International Trade Commission.
She also frequently represents clients in complex trade litigation at the Court of International Trade and Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.


Languages spoken: Hindi

Practice areas


  1. International Law: 50%
  2. Litigation: 50%

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1201 New York Avenue, NW, Suite 650
Washington, DC, 20005


DCActive 201007/10/2016
WIGood Standing200403/25/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Selected as a 2016 Rising StarSuperLawyers2016
Selected as a 2014 Rising StarSuper Lawyers Magazine2014
Aspiring Leaders Development ProgramU.S. Department of Commerce2006
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyGrunfeld, Desiderio, Lebowitz, Silverman & Klestadt, LLP2011 - Present
AttorneyBaker & Hostetler2008 - 2010
International Trade Specialist/ AnalystU.S. Department of Commerce2004 - 2008
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Bar AssociationSteering Group - International Trade Committee2014 - Present
American Bar Association, International Law Section, India CommitteeVice Chair2011 - Present
District of Columbia BarN/A2010 - Present
Maryland State Bar AssociationN/A2008 - Present
State Bar of WisconsinN/A2004 - Present
American Bar Association, International Law Section, India CommitteeEditor in Chief, India Law News, India Committee2011 - 2012
American Bar Association, International Law Section, India CommitteeCo-Editor, India Law News2010 - 2011
Publication nameTitleDate
India Law NewsSpecial Focus - International Trade Law2015
India Law News (ABA)Case Notes2011
The International Lawyer (ABA)India and the WTO Doha Round2010
India Law News (ABA)No Conclusion to Doha in 20102010
India Law News (ABA)An Update on India and the Doha Round2010
China US Trade Law BlogA Deep Freeze on Climate Change2010
China US Trade Law BlogIndia and China Turn Up the Heat on Climate Change2009
China US Trade Law BlogIndia, China, and the Doha Round2009
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of WisconsinN/AJD - Juris Doctor2004
University of ChicagoHistoryB.A. (Special and General Honors)2000
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Judicial Conference of the Court of Appeals for the Federal CircuitCurrent Legislative Developments in International Trade2016
Threading the Needle in US India Deals - Safe Passage through Formidable Legal RiskTrading Across Borders - US and Indian Trade Regulations and Policies2014
US and India: Key Legal Aspects of Cross-Border BusinessThe Deal Is Done, Now What: A Look at Import and Export Issues in India and the United States2012
Presentation and Roundtable Discussion on the Challenges & Opportunities of Doing Business in IndiaDoing Business in India2007