Jennifer A. Hillman

Senior Counsel

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Jennifer Hillman is Senior Counsel in the Washington office of Cassidy Levy Kent. Ms. Hillman’s work focuses primarily on international trade litigation and policy matters, including antidumping and countervailing duty proceedings.

Public Service

Prior to joining Cassidy Levy Kent, Ms. Hillman had a distinguished career in public service, both nationally and internationally. She recently completed her term as one of seven members from around the world serving on the World Trade Organization (WTO) Appellate Body.

Prior to that, Ms. Hillman served for nine years as a Commissioner at the United States International Trade Commission (USITC), rendering decisions in more than 600 investigations regarding injury to U.S. industries caused by imports that were dumped or subsidized, along with making numerous decisions in cases involving alleged patent or trademark infringement.

Before her appointment to the USITC, Ms. Hillman served as General Counsel at the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR), where she had previously been an Ambassador and Chief Textiles Negotiator. Prior to accepting that position, she served as Legislative Director and Counsel to U.S. Senator Terry Sanford of North Carolina. She began her professional career as an international trade attorney at the Washington, D.C., firm of Patton Boggs.

Other Activities

Ms. Hillman currently serves as a Senior Transatlantic Fellow for the German Marshall Fund of the United States. She is also an adjunct professor of law the Georgetown Law School and is on the selection panel for the Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation. She previously served on the boards of Duke University, the Trade Policy Forum, and the Stoddert Soccer League.

Ms. Hillman has been recognized by her peers as a Best Lawyer and among the top Women in the Law (2016).

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  • J.D., Harvard Law School
  • M.Ed., Duke University
  • B.A., Duke University, magna cum laude


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