Justin Becker has experience in a variety of international trade legal issues, including anti-dumping and countervailing duty proceedings and other trade remedies matters, national security reviews, and trade policy work. His experience includes major investigations and reviews before the Department of Commerce (DOC) and investigations before the International Trade Commission (ITC). He has appeared before the Court of International Trade and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and has argued before a Chapter 19 NAFTA panel. Justin also counsels U.S. and foreign clients on national security and international legal issues, including transactions reviewed by the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS). Prior to joining Sidley, Justin worked for the DOC in the Office of the Chief Counsel for Trade Enforcement and Compliance. In this role, he provided legal advice to the Office of Enforcement and Compliance in the International Trade Administration concerning the administration of both U.S. and international anti-dumping and countervailing duty laws. He gained experience working on matters before the U.S. Court of International Trade, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and the World Trade Organization’s dispute settlement panels. He also clerked for the Honorable Robert Hinkle of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Florida He currently serves as a co-chair of Sidley’s DC diversity committee and dedicates a portion of his practice to pro bono matters, and in particular LGBT-related matters. He also on the board of AsylumConnect, a nonprofit that offers the world’s first tech resource platform for those fleeing persecution due to sexual orientation or gender identity.
Human Rights and Trade: Using Ancillary Tools as Carrots and Sticks to Promote The Biden Administration's Human Rights Agenda