Thomas M. Beline


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Thomas Beline is an associate in Cassidy Levy Kent’s Washington DC office.  His practice concentrates on representing clients in trade remedy actions, including antidumping and countervailing duty matters before the U.S. Department of Commerce and the U.S. International Trade Commission.  Mr. Beline has experience with antidumping/countervailing duty proceedings before the U.S. Department of Commerce and all appeals therefrom, including appearances before the U.S. Court of International Trade, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, dispute resolution at the World Trade Organization, and North American Free Trade Agreement bi-national panels.

Prior to joining Cassidy Levy Kent, Mr. Beline was an attorney with the Office of the Chief Counsel for Import Administration at the U.S. Department of Commerce.  There, Mr. Beline advised Import Administration on the legality and defensibility of its determinations made in antidumping and countervailing duty investigations, administrative reviews, and sunset proceedings.  Mr. Beline also advised Import Administration on suspension agreements and free trade provisions related to textiles.  Mr. Beline has experience litigating issues in bankruptcy law and reverse Qui Tam actions as they relate to international trade matters.

Mr. Beline attended the University of Pittsburgh School of Law where he was editor-in-chief of the Journal of Technology Law and Policy, published an article for his journal, and served as a teacher’s assistant in Legal Research & Writing.  Mr. Beline received academic awards for his course work in International Business Transactions and Human Rights Litigation.  Mr. Beline currently serves as the President of the Washington D.C. Chapter of the University of Pittsburgh Law Alumni Association and on the Alumni Association’s Board of Directors.


  • J.D., University of Pittsburgh
  • B.A., Quinnipiac University (Communications, Spanish)

Bar Admissions

  • District of Columbia
  • New York
  • New Jersey
  • United States Court of International Trade


  • Legal Defect Protected by Article 42 of the CISG, 7 Univ. of Pitts. Journal Tech. Law & Pol’y 6 (2007)


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