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Donald Cameron, Jr.

Donald B. Cameron, Jr.

Senior Counsel
Phone: 202.216.4811
Fax: 202.408.5146

Donald B. Cameron, Jr. is Senior Counsel 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.

Representative Experience

  • Serving as co-counsel to the American Institute for International Steel in their constitutional challenge to Section 232 of the Trade Expansion Act of 1962
  • Represents Canfor Corporation, one of the largest lumber producers in the world, in the ongoing antidumping and countervailing duty administrative reviews of Softwood Lumber from Canada conducted by the U.S. Department of Commerce
  • Represents one of the largest Canadian fabricated structural steel producers in the antidumping and countervailing duty investigations of Fabricated Structural Steel from Canada at the U.S. Department of Commerce
  • Represented domestic tire cord producers in the changed circumstances review for grade 1078 and higher wire rod used to produce tire cord
  • Represented White Birch Paper in the antidumping and countervailing duty investigations of Uncoated Groundwood Paper from Canada at the U.S. Department of Commerce and the U.S. International Trade Commission
  • Advises e-cigarette producers and other U.S. importers on the exclusion request process for Section 301 duties on imports from China
  • Advises steel companies on the implementation of and exclusion request process for Section 232 (national security) duties on aluminum and steel
  • American Institute for International Steel v. United States, Ct. No. 18-000152 (Ct. Int'l Trade Mar. 25, 2019)
  • POSCO v. United States, 296 F. Supp. 3d 1320 (Ct. Int'l Trade 2018)
  • Prosperity Tieh Enterprise Co., Ltd. v. United States, 284 F. Supp. 3d 1364 (Ct. Int'l Trade 2018)


  • Selected, Chambers USA, International Trade: Trade Remedies and Trade Policy, 2006 - 2022
  • Selected, Chambers Global, International Trade: Trade Remedies and Trade Policy, 2007 - 2013, 2019 - 2022
  • Selected, Chambers Asia-Pacific, International Trade/WTO, 2010 - 2013, 2019 - 2021
  • Selected, Best Lawyers, International Trade and Finance Law, 2022 - 2024
  • Selected, Super Lawyers, International, 2014 - 2021
  • Named, Top 30 International Trade Practitioner, Expert Guides, Best of the Best U.S.A., 2020
  • Listed, Expert Guides: Leading International Trade Lawyers, The Best of the Best USA and Leading Practitioners: China, 2012
  • Listed, The International Who's Who of Business Lawyers, 2006-2012


  • Member, Rules Advisory Committee of the U.S. Court of International Trade, 1998 - present

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