2018 Top 40 Young Lawyers Honoree

Laura El-Sabaawi

McGonigle, PC

New York, NY
Laura El-Sabaawi


Laura El-Sabaawi is a partner in Wiley Rein LLP’s International Trade Practice. Ms. El-Sabaawi represents numerous domestic industries—including steel and related steel products, solar cells, hardwood plywood, and aluminum extrusions—in trade litigation and trade policy matters, including AD/CVD investigations, export controls, and FCPA compliance programs. She represents clients before the U.S. International Trade Commission, the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Industry and Security and International Trade Administration, and the U.S. Court of International Trade, among other government agencies.

She has been instrumental in winning vitally important remedies for U.S. industries harmed by unfairly traded products. Ms. El-Sabaawi assists clients in navigating new and innovative trade remedy proceedings, such as a recent Section 201 investigation on solar products and a Section 301 investigation on Chinese unfair trade. She serves on the ABA’s International Trade Committee in the Section of International Law, and is vice-chair of the Publications Subcommittee.