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Jennifer A. Hillman


Former Member, WTO Appellate Body, 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.

 

Recent Scholarship

Books

  • Legal Aspects of Brexit: Implications of the United Kingdom's Decision to Withdraw from the European Union (Jennifer A. Hillman & Gary Horlick eds., Wash., D.C.: Institute of International Economic Law 2017).    [BOOK]
  • Jennifer A. Hillman, Joost Pauwelyn & Andrew T. Guzman, International Trade Law (New York: Wolters Kluwer 3d ed. 2016).   

Contributions to Law Reviews and Other Scholarly Journals

  • Jennifer A. Hillman & Chad P. Brown, Foot-and-Mouth Disease and Argentina's Beef Exports: The WTO's US–Animals Dispute, 16 World Trade Rev. 253-277 (2017).    [W]
  • Jennifer A. Hillman & Chad P. Brown, Bird Flu, the OIE, and National Regulation: The WTO's India–Agricultural Products Dispute, 15 World Trade Rev. 235-257 (2016).    [W]

Book Chapters and Collected Works

  • Jennifer A. Hillman, Dispute Settlement Mechanism, in Trans-Pacific Partnership: An Assessment 213-232 (Cathleen Cimino-Isaacs & Jeffrey J. Schott eds., Wash., D.C.: Peterson Institute for International Economics 2016).    [BOOK]
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All Scholarship 2016 - Present

Books

  • Legal Aspects of Brexit: Implications of the United Kingdom's Decision to Withdraw from the European Union (Jennifer A. Hillman & Gary Horlick eds., Wash., D.C.: Institute of International Economic Law 2017).    [BOOK]
  • Jennifer A. Hillman, Joost Pauwelyn & Andrew T. Guzman, International Trade Law (New York: Wolters Kluwer 3d ed. 2016).   

Contributions to Law Reviews and Other Scholarly Journals

  • Jennifer A. Hillman & Chad P. Brown, Foot-and-Mouth Disease and Argentina's Beef Exports: The WTO's US–Animals Dispute, 16 World Trade Rev. 253-277 (2017).    [W]
  • Jennifer A. Hillman & Chad P. Brown, Bird Flu, the OIE, and National Regulation: The WTO's India–Agricultural Products Dispute, 15 World Trade Rev. 235-257 (2016).    [W]

Book Chapters and Collected Works

  • Jennifer A. Hillman, Dispute Settlement Mechanism, in Trans-Pacific Partnership: An Assessment 213-232 (Cathleen Cimino-Isaacs & Jeffrey J. Schott eds., Wash., D.C.: Peterson Institute for International Economics 2016).    [BOOK]
Recent scholarship

In the News

"New Book Details Legal Implications of Brexit," a book review in Lawfare, April 12, 2017, of Legal Aspects of Brexit: Implications of the United Kingdom’s Decision to Withdraw from the European Union, co-edited by Visiting Professor Jennifer Hillman and Adjunct Professor Gary Horlick and published by the Institute of International Economic Law.

"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

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All News

"New Book Details Legal Implications of Brexit," a book review in Lawfare, April 12, 2017, of Legal Aspects of Brexit: Implications of the United Kingdom’s Decision to Withdraw from the European Union, co-edited by Visiting Professor Jennifer Hillman and Adjunct Professor Gary Horlick and published by the Institute of International Economic Law.

"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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