Welcome to Lighthill, your reliable partner for legal services, supporting manufacturers, as well as importers and exporters of goods and services to compete in the global marketplace. Founded by John Anwesen, Lighthill is more than just a law firm - it's a steady beacon in the increasingly turbulent waters of international trade.

At Lighthill, we put our best foot forward, working diligently to ensure that each case we handle benefits from our thorough preparation and strategic acumen. Our reputation precedes us, and we take immense pride in the fact that our representation of one client can subtly influence the success of another.

Whether you're an importer, exporter, or a manufacturer, our goal at Lighthill is to ensure that you can conduct your business with peace of mind, knowing that your legal matters are being handled by professionals who care about your success just as you do.

Welcome to Lighthill. We're here to light the way.

Our mission is to provide expert legal solutions, helping our clients navigate the intricacies of global trade with confidence. We understand that in this field, the stakes are high, and the landscape is constantly shifting. That's why we're committed to not only keeping pace with these changes, but staying ahead in our methods and practice.

John Anwesen, our Founding Shareholder, brings his near-decade of international trade law experience to bear on every case. He has spearheaded numerous successful defenses and offered valuable legal advice to clients across a wide range of industries. Some of John's representative matters include:

  • Directing the defense for a manufacturing client during a countervailing duty investigation involving Oil Country Tubular Goods.

  • Guiding clients through the legal hazards associated with various anticircumvention proceedings impacting the solar, furniture, and metal manufacturing industries.

  • Successfully securing rulings from the U.S. Department of Commerce confirming that our clients' products were exempt from antidumping and countervailing duties imposed on solar products.

  • Providing counsel on executing due diligence processes for the 2020 sale of laser-sensing technology products to the Russian Federation.

  • And many more​​.

Welcome to Lighthill