Kristen S. Smith

Member, Trade Remedies Practice Group Leader
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Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg, P.A.

Areas of Practice

Bar associations

  • Chicago Bar Association
  • International Trade Bar Association

State Bar Memberships


Georgetown University
Master’s of Law

Syracuse University

Syracuse University
M.A., International Relations

Catholic University
B.A., Political Science

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KRISTEN SMITH is a Member with Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg, P.A., resident in the Washington, D.C., office. She leads the firm’s Trade Remedies Practice.

Ms. Smith has a broad-based international trade and customs practice. For more than 20 years she has represented clients in antidumping and countervailing duty cases and litigation both in the U.S. and abroad. Her experience includes a number of no-injury determinations before the International Trade Commission and obtaining zero percent AD rates on behalf of clients before the U.S. Department of Commerce. She has also obtained more than 15 positive scope determinations and exclusions on products including candles, aluminum products and furniture.  

Ms. Smith also has considerable knowledge on international trade and compliance issues and has counseled clients on 337 matters, customs and export compliance, and Court of International Trade litigation. She has worked for both the ITC and the International Trade Administration on trade matters. 

Ms. Smith is admitted to practice before the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and the CIT and is a member of the bar in New York, New Jersey, Illinois and Washington, D.C. She is also a licensed customs broker and has taught international trade law at Temple University in Japan.

Ms. Smith holds a master’s of law degree from Georgetown University, a J.D. and an M.A. in international relations from Syracuse University and a B.A. in political science from Catholic University.


Professional Associations

International Trade Club of Chicago

Women in International Trade (WIIT-DC)

Customs & International Headlines