Practice Expertise

  • International
  • International Trade
  • International Transactions

Areas of Practice

  • International
  • International Trade
  • International Transactions


Donald 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. anti-dumping, 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

Advises steel companies on the implementation of and exclusion request process for Section 232 (national security) duties on aluminum and steel.

Represents White Birch Paper in the anti-dumping and countervailing duty investigations of Uncoated Groundwood Paper from Canada at the U.S. Department of Commerce.

Represents importers in circumvention inquiry regarding cold-rolled steel and corrosion-resistant steel from China.

Represented Canfor Corporation, one of the largest lumber producers in the world, in the 2017 anti-dumping and countervailing duty investigations of Softwood Lumber from Canada conducted by the U.S. Department of Commerce.

Served as coordinating lead counsel in the 2016 U.S. International Trade Commission investigations of hot-rolled carbon steel products, cold-rolled carbon steel products, and corrosion resistant steel products.

POSCO v. United States, Consol. Ct. No. 16-00225, (CIT, March 8, 2018).

Husteel Co. v. United States, 98 F. Supp. 3d 1315, (CIT 2015).

Bell Supply v. United States, 83 F. Supp. 3d 1311, (CIT 2015).

Bar Admissions
District of Columbia, 1979
U.S. Court of International Trade
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

Vrije Universiteit Brussel, LL.M., 1975
Vanderbilt University, J.D., 1974
Kenyon College, B.A., 1971

Areas of Practice

  • International
  • International Trade
  • International Transactions

Professional Career

Significant Accomplishments
Member, Rules Advisory Committee of the US Court of International Trade, 1998 – Present
Listed, Expert Guides: Leading International Trade Lawyers, The Best of the Best USA and Leading Practitioners: China, 2012
Named, Washington D.C. Super Lawyers, 2014 and 2017
Listed, Chambers Global: The World's Leading Lawyers for Business, 2007-2018
Listed, Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers, 2006-2018
Listed, Chambers Asia, 2010-2018
Listed, The International Who's Who of Business Lawyers, 2006-2018

Professional Associations
  • American Bar Association

Speaking Engagements
“The Legal Challenge to Section 232: Developments at the U.S. Court of International Trade and Beyond,” Steel-Con, Steel Supply Chain Conference, April 24-25, 2019
“A discussion on U.S. Trade Cases,” American Metal Market’s 5th DRI & Mini-Mills Conference, Chicago, IL, November 20, 2017


Additional ArticlesCo-Author, 28 U.S.C. § 1581(i) “Residual” Jurisdiction: 2007 Year in Review of Decisions Issued by the U.S. Court of International Trade, Georgetown Journal of International Law, Fall 2008

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