Andrew M. Lanouette

International Associate

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Andrew Lanouette is an International Associate in Cassidy Levy Kent’s Washington office, where he assists firm attorneys and clients in trade remedy actions, including antidumping, countervailing duty, and other international trade disputes.

Mr. Lanouette was previously an International Trade Counsel in the firm’s Ottawa office. There, he assisted clients with trade remedies issues before both the Canadian International Trade Tribunal and the Canada Border Services Agency and has experience in all aspects of anti-dumping and countervailing duty proceedings including judicial reviews. He also has experience assisting clients with enforcement issues before the Canada Border Services Agency. Mr. Lanouette has worked with clients on export controls matters including export permit applications and non-compliance reports. He also provides advice and representation on issues relating to international trade treaty compliance and advocacy including the WTO and NAFTA, tariff classification, public procurement and federal regulatory law.

Mr. Lanouette was recognized in 2015 as a Rising Star by Expert Guides.

Mr. Lanouette holds an LL.B. from the University of Ottawa (summa cum laude) where he was the recipient of the Gold Medal for highest academic performance. He also won several other awards for his academic performance and for his service to the law school. Mr. Lanouette mooted extensively while at the University of Ottawa, where he won the Nelligan O’Brien Payne first year moot and was awarded the prize of best orallist. He also won the Canadian national round of the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition. Prior to law school, Mr. Lanouette attended the Arthur Kroeger College at Carleton University where he received a Bachelor of Public Affairs and Policy Management with a specialization in International Studies. He graduated from that program with Highest Honours and received a Senate Medal for his academic achievement.

Mr. Lanouette operates under the supervision of members of the District of Columbia bar. His practice is limited to matters and proceedings before federal courts and agencies.


    • LL.B., summa cum laude, University of Ottawa (University Gold Medal for highest grade point average over entire LL.B.; County of Carleton Law Association Scholarship for high academic achievement and exceptional contribution to the Faculty of Law; George E. Ainslie Memorial Prize for highest grade point average over entire LL.B.; Donald Scarth Thorson Award for highest mark in “Statutory Interpretation”; Rémi Michel Beaupré Memorial Prize for highest mark in “Statutory Interpretation”; Osgoode Society Prize for Canadian Legal History for being a top student in the graduating class; McCarthy Tétrault LLP Second Year Prize for highest annual grade point average in second year of studies; University of Ottawa Merit Scholarship for high academic achievement; Carswell First Year Prize for highest annual grade point average in first year of studies; McCarthy Tétrault LLP First Year Prize for highest annual grade point average in first year of studies; Aird & Berlis LLP Prize for highest annual grade point average in first year of studies; Gordon Blair Prize for highest mark in “Public Law and Legislation”; University of Ottawa, Faculty of Law, Common Law Entrance Scholarship)
    • B.P.A.P.M., Highest Honours, Carleton University (Carleton University Senate Medal for outstanding academic achievement; Arthur Kroeger College Prince Memorial Book Prize for outstanding achievement in Arthur Kroeger College of Public Affairs; Carleton University Faculty Scholarship for high academic achievement; TRG Fletcher Scholarship for being an outstanding student in the Arthur Kroeger College of Public Affairs)

Bar Admissions

    • Ontario

Professional Affiliations

    • Communications Officer, Canadian Bar Association, International Law Section
    • Executive Member-at-Large, Ontario Bar Association, Young Lawyers’ Division East
    • Vice-President, Canadian Council on International Law
    • Member, American Bar Association Section on International Law

Publications and Speaking Engagements

    • “Canada and the Ambitious Free Trade Agenda: Free Trade Meets Election Politics”, ABA Section of International Law International Trade Committee Newsletter Volume VIII, No. 1 (February 2015)
    • Speaker, ““Handling Procurement Complaints Before the Canadian International Trade Tribunal: Process and Strategies from Recent Cases”, The Commons Institute (October 2014)
    • “Case Comment: The Canadian International Trade Tribunal Makes First Finding Concerning Capital Goods in 20 Years”, ABA Section of International Law International Trade Committee Newsletter Volume VII, No. 1 (October 2013)
    • Program Co-Chair, “Excelling at Articles 2013: Surviving and Thriving Through Your Articling Term (YLD)”, Ontario Bar Association (August 2013)
    • “Canada: high deference, stark reality” in Müslüm Yilmaz, ed., Domestic Judicial Review of Trade Remedies: Experiences of the Most Active WTO Members (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2013), with Christopher Kent
    • Speaker, “Export Controls: Update from the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade Export Controls Division,” CBA International Trade and Investment Committee (January 2013)
    • Speaker, “Force Majeure and the Doctrine of Hardship: Lessons for Public International Law,” Canadian Council on International Law 41st Annual Conference (November 2012)
    • “2011 Sanctions Review: Observations and how to stay abreast of fast-changing developments,” CBA National International Law Section Newsletter (April 2012)


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