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Provided by Spencer S Griffith

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Spencer Griffith’s practice focuses on international trade and general litigation matters, including WTO issues, countervailing duty cases, antidumping cases, trade policy, arbitrations, and antitrust counseling and litigation. He has represented clients in a variety of trade cases before the U.S. Department of Commerce, the International Trade Commission, the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative and the Court of International Trade. He has handled numerous WTO disputes for government clients. He advises clients in Canada, Japan, China, Korea, and Taiwan and has experience in various industries, including steel, semiconductors and cement. Spencer has handled some of the highest-profile trade cases, including, lumber from Canada, solar panels from China, and semiconductors from Korea. He also served as the Partner in Charge of Akin Gump’s Beijing office from 2009-2012.

Career

Attorney at Arnold & Porter; Staff attorney in the Hong Kong attorney general’s chambers as a Luce scholar; International Trade Advisor in then-Sen. Albert Gore’s 1988 presidential campaign.

Professional Memberships

District of Columbia Bar Association; Member of the U.S. Court of International Trade, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, and the U.S. Supreme Court.

Personal

A.B., Brown University, with honors; J.D., New York University School of Law, Order of the Coif, with highest distinction

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International Trade: Trade Remedies & Trade Policy - USA
5
Band 5

Spencer Griffith has a broad trade practice that includes advising on trade remedy litigation. He frequently represents governments in WTO cases.
"He is excellent - he has a wide breadth of knowledge, is timely in his responses and understands the politics of the issues." "He does a great job."

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