Bill is an international trade lawyer focusing on the area of trade policy. He assists companies with a range of matters associated with importing products into the US. Bill represents US importers and foreign exporters and producers in various international trade cases, including antidumping and countervailing duty cases, Section 337 intellectual property cases and various Customs issues related to international trade cases.
Bill has been helping clients with international trade issues for over 30 years, starting as an attorney in the Office of General Counsel, US International Trade Commission, and Office of Chief Counsel and Office of Antidumping Investigations, US Commerce Department. He has extensive experience representing US and foreign companies in antidumping and countervailing duty cases, having won more than 50 trade cases in private practice.
Bill is on the Board of Directors of the Northwest Trade Adjustment Assistance Center, which provides US government support to companies that have been injured by imports. He writes about trade policy on his blog, US China Trade War.
In his spare time, Bill likes to travel and he is such an accomplished travel photographer that you can find some of his photos on Getty Images.
“Would Trump’s Trade Threats Work?,” Seattle Times, March 13, 2016.
“Not So Fast-Track: More Work To Do In TPP Talks,” Law 360, June 2015.
“Capitol Hill Maneuvering Opens Door For Stalled Trade Bills,” Law 360, June 2015.
“Obama, GOP Chart Path Forward on Trade Through Africa,” US News, June 2015.
“All Eyes On Obama, GOP To Repair Latest Trade Rift,” Law 360, June 2015.
“Market Report: China,” Corporate Counsel, May 2015.
“CIT Rebuffs Hefty Duty Rate On Chinese Aluminum,” Law 360, March 2015.
“The U.S. Offensive in the China Trade War,” American Lawyer, March 2015.
“China’s Market Economy Status ‘Political’,” China Daily, January 2015.
“Trade Expert Says China Still a Threat,” Epoch Times, January 2015.
Regular contributor to the award-winning China Law Blog.
Partner, Dorsey & Whitney LLP
Rated AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell
Listed in The International Who’s Who of Trade & Customs Lawyers, 2013
Board of Directors, Northwest Trade Adjustment Assistance Center