Jennifer A. Hillman
Former Commissioner, U.S. International Trade Commission, Visiting Professor of Law
B.A., M.Ed., Duke; J.D., Harvard
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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.