The Republican National Lawyers Association (RNLA) is pleased to congratulate Jennifer Choe Groves on her nomination by President Obama to serve on the United States Court of International Trade. The U.S. Court of International Trade, an Article III court, has nationwide jurisdiction over civil actions arising out of U.S. customs and international trade laws. If confirmed by the U.S. Senate, Groves will be the first Asian Pacific American judge to serve on this court.
Groves has been a longtime supporter of the RNLA having previously served as a Secretary of our Board of Governors.
RNLA Executive Director Michael Thielen stated:
Groves is currently the Chief Executive Officer of Titanium Law Group PLLC and Choe Groves Consulting LLC, where she provides legal and consulting services in the areas of international trade and intellectual property. Previously, she was a partner at the law firms of Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott, LLC and Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP.
Groves also served as the Senior Director of Intellectual Property and Innovation in the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) in the Executive Office of the President. During her time at USTR, she also served as chair of the Special 301 Committee, where she led the interagency committee’s decision-making on international trade policy and intellectual property protection. Prior to joining USTR, Groves was Counsel at O’Melveny & Myers LLP and an associate at Fish & Neave LLP (now Ropes & Gray LLP). She began her legal career as an Assistant District Attorney in New York County District Attorney’s Office from and received her LL.M from Columbia Law School, her J.D. from Rutgers School of Law – Newark, and her A.B. from Princeton University.