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Paul G. Gaston is of-counsel to ADOORS, PLLC. Mr. Gaston conducts an international trade and commercial litigation practice in Washington, D.C. He has represented clients before the International Trade Commission, the International Trade Administration of the Department of Commerce, the United States Court of International Trade, and numerous federal courts, both district and appellate, around the country. His clients have included both large and small companies, ranging from a major Canadian forest products company and a New York Stock Exchange-listed software development company to a number of smaller domestic, Swiss, and Taiwanese corporations.


Mr. Gaston has represented clients in antidumping proceedings involving pagers and cellphones imported from Japan, countervailing duty proceedings involving Canadian softwood lumber, and a Section 201 proceeding involving imported motorcycles.

Mr. Gaston is a 1979 graduate of Yale Law School, with an un dergraduate degree from Yale College and an advanced degree from Cambridge University. He has practiced law in Washington DC since 1979.

Licensed to Practice

District of Columbia, 1979
U.S. District Court District of Maryland, 1990
U.S. Court of Appeals District of Columbia Circuit, 1985
U.S. Court of Appeals 1st Circuit, 1988
U.S. Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit, 1989
U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit, 1987
U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit, 1992
U.S. Supreme Court, 1997


Juris Doctor (J.D.)
Yale Law School, New Haven, Connecticut

Yale College, New Haven, Connecticut

Trinity College, University of Cambridge, UK


Mr. Paul G. Gaston has published articles on legal issues in International Trade: A Lawyer's Perspective, The National Law Journal, BNA's Banking Report, Legal Times, and The Review of Banking and Financial Services.