Donald B. Cameron, Jr. is a Partner in the firm’s International Trade practice. He has over three decades of experience representing multinational businesses, foreign governments, foreign trade associations and U.S. importers in litigation under U.S. antidumping, countervailing duty, and safeguards law. He also advises clients from around the globe in international trade disputes and market access issues, and has particular experience defending clients in industry sectors that are politically sensitive. Mr. Cameron has represented foreign producers and importers in sectors such as footwear, lumber, textiles, electronic products, and steel products. He practices regularly before the U.S. Department of Commerce, the U.S. International Trade Commission, the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative, the U.S. Court of International Trade and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.
Mr. Cameron has extensive experience representing private-sector interests and governments in dispute settlement proceedings before the World Trade Organization (WTO) and its predecessor, the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) in Geneva, and has argued on behalf of clients before the WTO Panels and WTO Appellate Body. He has also defended clients in North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) Chapter 19 proceedings and has argued before NAFTA Panels. Mr. Cameron also advised the Government of Korea in the successful WTO challenges to the U.S. safeguard actions on line pipe and certain steel products (AB-2001-9 and AB-2003-3).
As counsel for foreign manufacturers, Mr. Cameron has also advised and assisted foreign governments in a variety of bilateral and multilateral trade negotiations, most prominent being the steel Voluntary Restraint Arrangements negotiations, bilateral subsidies negotiations and the OECD shipbuilding negotiations.