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Rick Johnson

Rick Johnson

International Trade Specialist*

Rick Johnson focuses on antidumping (AD) and countervailing duty (CVD) procedures. He primarily assists and advises clients subject to AD and CVD investigations with respect to all aspects of administrative procedures, agency precedent, information collection and presentation, and on-site government audits.


  • Served as Program Manager, Import Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce – charged with administering U.S. antidumping and countervailing duty laws.
  • Managed numerous high-profile antidumping investigations, primarily involving steel products from countries such as the Republic of Korea, Taiwan, Italy, the Russian Federation, Kazakhstan, and Ukraine. Received formal recognition for management of investigation involving hot-rolled flat-rolled carbon-quality steel products from the Russian Federation.
  • Developed expertise over a broad range of consumer, industrial and agricultural products, including flat-rolled carbon and stainless steels, large diameter line pipe, butt-weld pipe fittings, wire rod, oil country tubular goods, bearings, ammonium nitrate, elemental sulphur, flowers, pasta, refrigeration compressors, automotive replacement glass windshields, industrial nitrocellulose, glycine, and sebacic acid.
  • Acquired additional expertise in non-market economy methodology through cases involving the Russian Federation, the People's Republic of China, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, and Romania.



  • M.A., International Relations, Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies, 1991
  • B.A., Political Economy of Industrial Society, University of California, Berkeley, 1987, high honors, Highest Distinction in general scholarship, Phi Beta Kappa


  • *Not admitted to the practice of law


  • German
  • Italian