There is an Attorney Championing International Trade and National Security

In the realm of international trade and national security, few names are as revered as Daniel B. Pickard. With more than two decades of experience, Dan’s contribution to these fields has been monumental. As the International Trade & National Security Practice Group Leader, he has represented countless clients, navigated myriad challenges, and earned accolades for his unparalleled expertise.

A Deep Dive into Pickard’s Proficiency

What truly distinguishes Dan is his comprehensive approach. International trade law is vast, encompassing antidumping, countervailing duty, and safeguard investigations. But Dan’s speciality lies in assisting U.S. manufacturing companies, especially when their market shares are dwindling or profits are plunging. With his help, many businesses have found relief against the storm of unfairly priced imports.

His expertise isn’t limited to trade alone. Dan’s profound understanding of national security matters intersects perfectly with his knowledge of international business. He has dealt extensively with U.S. economic sanctions, export controls, particularly the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), and the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA). His guidance has been invaluable to U.S. and international clients, especially those whose goods and services are under scrutiny due to national security implications.

Under Dan’s leadership, numerous businesses have developed specialized corporate compliance programs. These programs, tailoring to the unique demands of the FCPA, ITAR, OFAC, and the National Industrial Security Program, have become industry standards. Not only does he set up preventive measures, but he also steps in when non-compliance issues arise. His approach to internal investigations and representation in cases of potential violations showcases his comprehensive approach.

Given the complexities of international law and national security, clients inevitably run into hurdles. Whether it’s understanding the Foreign Agents Registration Act (FARA) or navigating the intricate corridors of the U.S. International Trade Commission, Dan’s counsel has always been sought after.

His appearances before esteemed bodies, like the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC), OFAC, and the U.S. Department of Justice, have further solidified his standing in the community. Moreover, his interaction with the U.S. Department of State’s Directorate of Defense Trade Controls, the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Industry and Security, and the U.S. Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency have been pivotal in shaping numerous policies.

The American-Made 2023 MFG Conference Announcement

The American-Made 2023 MFG Conference, set to be held on Friday, Nov 10th, 2023, at The Westshore Grand in Tampa Bay, FL, is a prestigious gathering of U.S. manufacturers. Its core aim is to foster networking and champion the cause of domestic production. This year, the event is poised to be grander, not only due to the impressive roster of attendees but also because of a special announcement.

Daniel B. Pickard, with his vast experience and expertise, will grace the conference as a guest speaker and panelist. This inclusion promises attendees an in-depth look into international trade, national security, and the myriad ways they intersect with manufacturing. As a beacon for U.S. manufacturers, especially in these trying times, Dan’s insights will be invaluable.

For those in the fields of Industrial, Commercial, and Military Metal Fabrication, this conference is an unmissable event. Product manufacturers, parts manufacturers, machine shops, and textiles will all find pearls of wisdom in Dan’s words. This is especially true for C-Level Executives, Operational Managers, and Manufacturing Association Members.


Daniel B. Pickard’s legacy in international trade and national security is unparalleled. As he steps onto the stage at The American-Made 2023 MFG Conference, attendees can expect a masterclass in the intricacies of trade, national security, and their importance in the realm of manufacturing.

Whether you’re an industry veteran or a novice, the opportunity to hear from one of the best in the business is rare. The American-Made 2023 MFG Conference promises not just networking opportunities,