Overview


Carolyn B. Gleason heads the Firm’s Washington, DC Office and its Global Regulatory Practice Group and International Trade Practice, and serves as Co-Chair of the Firm’s Food, Beverage, and Agribusiness Industry Group.

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Results


  • Successfully led numerous trade remedy proceedings, several on behalf of US agribusiness interests
  • Led the trade team that is widely credited with having innovated, launched, and litigated the “Banana Wars” and with negotiating two major WTO agreements aimed at settling the case; this long-standing dispute has included 13 successful GATT and WTO actions and two successful settlement agreements
  • Represented and delivered positive negotiating results for agribusiness and other interests in virtually every major US bilateral, regional, and multilateral trade negotiation for over three decades

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Recognitions


  • The Best Lawyers in America 2021, International Trade and Finance Law
  • The Legal 500 United States, 2016 – 2019
  • Women in Business Law Expert Guide 2017 and 2020, International Trade

Credentials


Education
Georgetown University Law Center, JD, 1981
Johns Hopkins University, BA, 1978

Admissions
District of Columbia

Carolyn B. Gleason

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