Benjamin Duffy-Howard

International Trade Specialist / Washington

Benjamin Duffy-Howard is an International Trade Specialist in Cassidy Levy Kent’s Washington office. Mr. Duffy-Howard assists attorneys and economists involved in trade remedy proceedings before the U.S. Department of Commerce and the U.S. International Trade Commission, as well as customs compliance matters U.S. Customs and Border Protection.  He also supports appellate litigation before the U.S. Court of International Trade and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, and has experience with Section 232 exclusion proceedings before the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Industry and Security.

Mr. Duffy-Howard is a graduate of American University, where he earned a B.A. in German Language and Area Studies and a minor in International Studies. His capstone project was an original critique of German culture critic Walter Benjamin’s essay “The Work of Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction.” Before joining the firm, he interned at a New Hampshire non-profit organization that fosters civil dialog through promoting an appreciation and understanding of international affairs.


  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Jack Child Achievement Award in German


  • BA, German Language and Area Studies, American University
  • German Translation Certificate, American University


  • English
  • German (advanced)
  • Portuguese (advanced)
  • Spanish (intermediate)