Jennifer A. Hillman


Former Commissioner, U.S. International Trade Commission, Visiting Professor of Law

B.A., M.Ed., Duke; J.D., Harvard

Professor Hillman has had a distinguished career in public...

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Professor Hillman has 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’s (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. Ms. Hillman formerly served as a Senior Transatlantic Fellow for the German Marshall Fund of the United States. She is currently counsel to the law firm of Cassidy Levy Kent, is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, the president of the Trade Policy Forum and is on the selection panel for the Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation.  Ms. Hillman also serves on the Board of Visitors at the Sanford School of Public Policy at Duke University.  In the past, she has taught courses at Georgetown on international trade law, and trade remedies and the WTO.

 

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"Congress, White House trying to get in lockstep for corporate tax reform," coverage by SNL, February 17, 2017, quoting Visiting Professor Jennifer Hillman.

"Voices: Parallels seen between Brexit fallout, Trump on trade," coverage in USA Today, October 29, 2016, featuring Visiting Professor Jennifer Hillman.

"Quinn Emanuel Whacked for Spilling Apple’s Secrets," coverage by Bloomberg Law, August 31, 2016, quoting Visiting Professor Jennifer Hillman.

"Pauwelyn, Guzman & Hillman: International Trade Law, 3rd ed. (2016) Now Out!," coverage in the International Economic Law and Policy Blog, June 28, 2016, featuring Visiting Professors of Law Joost Pauwelen and Jennifer A. Hillman

"DG Azevêdo pays tribute to Prof. John Jackson and Amb. Julio Lacarte Muró," a tribute to the late Georgetown Law Professor John Jackson in World Trade Organization News, June 10, 2016.

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"Congress, White House trying to get in lockstep for corporate tax reform," coverage by SNL, February 17, 2017, quoting Visiting Professor Jennifer Hillman.

"Voices: Parallels seen between Brexit fallout, Trump on trade," coverage in USA Today, October 29, 2016, featuring Visiting Professor Jennifer Hillman.

"Quinn Emanuel Whacked for Spilling Apple’s Secrets," coverage by Bloomberg Law, August 31, 2016, quoting Visiting Professor Jennifer Hillman.

"Pauwelyn, Guzman & Hillman: International Trade Law, 3rd ed. (2016) Now Out!," coverage in the International Economic Law and Policy Blog, June 28, 2016, featuring Visiting Professors of Law Joost Pauwelen and Jennifer A. Hillman

"DG Azevêdo pays tribute to Prof. John Jackson and Amb. Julio Lacarte Muró," a tribute to the late Georgetown Law Professor John Jackson in World Trade Organization News, June 10, 2016.

US Playing With Fire In WTO Appellate Body Spat,” coverage in Law 360, May 24, 2016, quoting Visiting Professor Jennifer Hillman.

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