Dean A. Pinkert focuses his practice on regulatory matters, particularly trade remedies and trade policy, including antidumping, countervailing duty and safeguard actions, international intellectual property matters, trade agreements and tariffs. He also focuses on digital trade, renewable energy, sanctions and export controls.

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  • Represented three Japanese producers, Daido Steel Co. Ltd., Aichi Steel Corp., and Sanyo Special Steel Co., during the US International Trade Commission’s (ITC’s) fourth sunset review of the antidumping duty orders against Stainless Steel Bar from Brazil, India, Japan, and Spain*
  • Represented the Solar Energy Industries Association in Section 201 global safeguard mid-term review of trade remedies against solar cells and modules*
  • Represented a coalition of US importers in the ITC’s antidumping and countervailing duty injury investigation of Wooden Cabinets and Vanities from China*

*Matter handled prior to joining McDermott.


  • The Legal 500 United States, Trade Remedies, 2018 to 2019, 2021
  • Capital Pro Bono Honor Roll, sponsored by the District of Columbia Court of Appeals and the Superior Court of the District of Columbia, 2018


  • National Association of Corporate Directors, Board Advisory Services, faculty member, 2020


London School of Economics & Political Science, LLM, Merit, 1989
University of Texas at Austin, JD, Honors, 1983
Oberlin College, BA, High Honors (Phi Beta Kappa), 1978

District of Columbia

US Court of International Trade
US Department of Commerce and International Trade Commission

Webinar / McDermott Event / May 20 – June 3, 2021

Webinar / Speaking Engagements / May 13, 2021

Virtual Event / Speaking Engagements / March 9-12, 2021

Virtual Event Series / McDermott Event / January 21 – February 4, 2021