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Lynn Fischer Fox, a former Deputy Assistant Secretary with the U.S. Department of Commerce, advises clients on international trade policy and litigation matters. Her practice focuses on trade remedies, including antidumping, countervailing duty, and safeguard actions; counseling companies on trade agreements and trade negotiations; as well as providing advice to companies navigating trade and investment barriers imposed by foreign governments. She brings a wealth of government experience and skills to her practice, including a deep understanding of how to help clients navigate new and existing trade policies and regulations.

Prior to joining the firm, Lynn served as Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy and Negotiations in the International Trade Administration at the U.S. Department of Commerce. During her time there, she coordinated the formulation and implementation of policies governing trade agreement compliance and the administration of antidumping and countervailing duty laws. In addition, she coordinated with attorneys and policy staff on World Trade Organization (WTO) disputes involving trade remedy matters, as well as directing the Department's efforts on trade remedy negotiations at the WTO and in bilateral agreements. During her tenure in government, Lynn led successful settlement negotiations for a number of high-profile trade remedy cases. She also directed a team that monitored foreign government compliance with bilateral and multilateral trade agreements, and advocated on behalf of U.S. industries facing foreign trade and investment barriers.

Earlier in her career, Lynn spent more than a decade in private practice. She represented clients in diverse agency proceedings, including antidumping and countervailing duty cases, safeguard investigations, and section 337 investigations. She litigated trade matters before U.S. courts and advised clients on trade agreements, foreign market access, and trade agreement negotiations, as well as U.S. regulatory and compliance matters. She also worked as an Energy & Climate Policy Officer at the Commission for Environmental Cooperation and as a Trade and Environment Specialist with the Natural Resources Defense Council.


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International Trade and Finance Law – D.C. (2024)
"MVP" International Trade (2021)
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International Trade (2017-2018)



  • J.D., Stanford Law School, 1999
  • B.A., American University, 1988


  • District of Columbia
  • Maryland

Government & Military Service

  • Deputy Assistant Secretary, Policy and Negotiations, International Trade Administration


  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, The Honorable Paul Michel


  • Board Member, Customs and International Trade Bar Association
  • Board Member, Trade Policy Forum
  • Board Member, Hope and a Home