KRISTEN SMITH is a Partner, Advisory Committee 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, Washington, D.C., and Illinois (inactive). 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.

Bar associations
  • Chicago Bar Association
  • International Trade Bar Association
  • Georgetown University Master’s of Law
  • Syracuse University J.D.Syracuse University M.A., International Relations
  • Catholic University B.A., Political Science
State Bar Memberships
  • District of Columbia
  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • Illinois (inactive)

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