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Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP

1775 I STREET, NW, WASHINGTON, DC 20006-2401, USA
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Dean A. Pinkert

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Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP

Career

Dean A. Pinkert is a partner in Hughes Hubbard’s International Trade practice. He is a former Commissioner of the U.S. International Trade Commission. Dean was nominated by President Bush and confirmed by the U.S. Senate in 2007, and was designated Vice Chairman by President Obama in 2014.

As a Commissioner, Dean participated in numerous antidumping, countervailing duty, and safeguard investigations, including the special safeguard investigation of passenger tires that resulted in import relief for the domestic tire industry and was upheld by the World Trade Organization. He participated in the unprecedented number of final determinations in Section 337 investigations during his tenure, notably dissenting in an electronic devices case that went to the President of the United States for policy review.  The President, relying on many of the factors cited in the dissent, overruled the Commission for the first time since 1987. Dean also has joined in issuing many economic studies, including a study of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement

Education

London School of Economics & Political Science, LL.M., 1989, Merit
University of Texas at Austin, J.D., 1983, Honors
Oberlin College, B.A., 1978, High Honors, Phi Beta Kappa


United States: Dispute resolution

International trade

Within: International trade

Led by the 'highly strategic' Joanne Osendarp, the eight-partner Washington DC-based team at Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP is particularly adept at handling international trade litigation for large corporates (HBO Latin America, LafargeHolcim), sovereign governments (the governments of Indonesia and Canada), and trade associations (Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers). Osendarp 'has a breathtaking understanding of the law and politics of trade remedies'. This has manifested itself most notably in her continued representation of the Canadian government in the softwood lumber dispute with the US, and a countervailing duty matter regarding supercalendered paper; notably, the firm persuaded the WTO that the US Department of Commerce (DOC) had acted inconsistently with the subsidies and countervailing measures agreement in its countervailing duty determination on supercalendered paper from Canada. Praised for his 'ability to handle complex and difficult trade remedy investigations and litigation', Matthew Nicely worked alongside Osendarp in the supercalendered paper matter and also achieved significant market recognition as a result of his recent work for the Solar Energy Industries Association in the solar safeguards investigation before the ITC. In addition to his general anti-dumping and countervailing duty work, Dean Pinkert also regularly assists clients with other types of ITC matters. The departure in April 2018 of Amanda DeBusk and Melissa Duffy to Dechert LLP impacted the team's export controls and sanctions capability, although this was offset somewhat by the arrival in May 2018 of former DOJ National Security Division Official Ryan Fayhee from Baker McKenzie LLP.

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