Spencer Griffith focuses on international trade and general litigation matters, including WTO issues, countervailing duty cases, antidumping cases, trade policy, arbitrations, and antitrust counseling and litigation.
He has represented clients in a variety of complex trade cases before the U.S. Department of Commerce, the International Trade Commission, the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative and the Court of International Trade. He also has handled numerous WTO disputes for government clients.
Spencer advises clients in Canada, Japan, China, Korea, Taiwan and other countries. He represents the government of British Columbia in the long-standing lumber dispute and has represented clients in several other industries, including steel, semiconductors and cement.
Spencer previously served as a staff attorney in the Hong Kong attorney general’s chambers as a Luce scholar, where he advised on governmental policy issues and assisted with criminal proceedings. He served as an international trade advisor in then-Sen. Albert Gore’s 1988 presidential campaign.
- Representing Samsung in an antidumping case involving imports of DRAMS from Korea.
- Representing the government of British Columbia in countervailing duty litigation under U.S. law and international arbitration under the Softwood Lumber Agreement concerning trade in softwood lumber
- J.D., New York University School of Law, with highest distinction, 1982
- A.B., Brown University, with honors, 1978
- District of Columbia
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