Economists & Anti-Dumping Consultants 2017: Analysis

For the second year, we also identify the leading trade economists and anti-dumping consultants recognised for their exceptional work advising clients and law firms with litigation support and analysis in trade policy, anti-dumping and countervailing duty proceedings. 

In this edition, we feature 33 individuals from over 20 firms across 10 jurisdictions. 

ECONOMIC CONSULTING SERVICES boasts the foremost team in our research this year with an impressive six individuals nominated for their work in the space.
Bruce Malashevich is “a very recognisable name in the trade bar” according to respondents, one of whom notes “his skills are highly sought after” by clients.
Kenneth Button wins praise for his excellent work in the field, particularly when it comes to matters relating to the International Trade Commission. He stands out among peers for “his great economic analysis and presentation”.
Jennifer Lutz draws praise from international sources for her first-rate practice which includes anti-dumping and countervailing duty cases.  
Maarten van de Geijn is a stand-out trade economist who is considered a specialist in the market when it comes to unfair trade proceedings in the US.
John Derrick and Mark Love are also recognised in this edition for their outstanding work in the field.

Four individuals at CASSIDY LEVY KENT are highlighted in the edition for their market-leading expertise.  
Richard Boyce is a widely recognised figure in the US market, and possesses over 30 years’ experience handling trade matters across a range of industries from agriculture to automotive.
Washington DC-based Deirdre Maloney is a long-standing name in the US trade space. She is well versed in handling anti-dumping and countervailing duty proceedings, as well as trade regulation matters.
Patrick Edwards is an impressive practitioner noted for his excellent work representing clients before the US International Trade Commission and Department of Commerce.
Angelica Townshend also stands out for her strong expertise in the area.

CAPITAL TRADE also sees four experts highlighted this year.
Charles Anderson is “a highly skilled practitioner” and draws widespread praise from sources who consider him “a master strategist”.
Daniel Klett focuses his first-class practice on international economics and trade regulation, an area in which he is regarded as a true specialist.
Seth Kaplan is highly commended by peers and clients alike for his work in the area, and is particularly active when it comes to dealing with matters relating to the International Trade Commission.
Andrew Szamosszegi is also highlighted for his vast knowledge on trade policy and international economics.

Two leading figures at the UNIVERSITY OF GENEVA gain recognition in this edition.
Marcelo Olarreaga wins praise from sources for his brilliant work handling international trade and related economic matters.
Jaime De Melo is “a very strong economist” according to respondents, known for his impressive knowledge of international trade policy.

Paul Baker at INTERNATIONAL ECONOMICS CONSULTING in Mauritius draws praise from international sources for his “excellent analytical skills” and “great ability to really understand the realities of trade”.

THOMPSON HINE’s William Matthews boasts 40 years’ experience handling a wide array of international trade matters, from anti-dumping to WTO issues.

At EUROPEAN UNIVERSITY INSTITUTE, Bernard Hoekman stands out as “one of the most famous trade experts in the world” and gains recognition for his world-class expertise in the field.

Bulent Hacioglu at TRADE RESOURCES COMPANY is recognised for his “long-standing trade practice”. According to one respondent, “He is superb in terms of his knowledge of anti-dumping matters in particular.”

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Nominees have been selected based upon comprehensive, independent survey work with both general counsel and private practice lawyers worldwide. Only specialists who have met independent international research criteria are listed.

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