Joanne E. Osendarp - McDermott Will & Emery

Overview


Joanne E. Osendarp is co-chair of the Firm’s International Trade group. She has been described by her clients as ‘a senior experienced trade lawyer of international repute blessed with superb judgment.’

Joanne advises and represents governments, industry associations, export credit agencies and companies in international trade and investment matters including countervailing duty, antidumping and other trade remedy proceedings before the Department of Commerce and the International Trade Commission, as well as appeals to the Court of International Trade, the World Trade Organization and panels under the US, Mexico, Canada Agreement. She has also represented governments in investment arbitrations, state-to-state arbitrations and international trade negotiations. Joanne is currently assisting the UK Government in its negotiation of five free trade agreements, including the UK – Mexico, UK – India and UK – Canada Agreements, as well as working with the UK on its accession to the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP).

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Results


  • Representing the Government of Canada in the CVD, AD and Injury cases concerning softwood lumber from Canada, and related WTO, NAFTA and CIT appeals
  • Representing the Government of the United Kingdom in its negotiation of five free trade agreements, including the U.K.- Mexico, U.K. – India and U.K. – Canada Agreements, and assisting with the U.K.’s accession to the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP).
  • Representing the Government of Canada in the CVD and AD cases in Wind Towers from Canada

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Recognitions


  • Chambers Global, International Trade, 2008 to 2022
  • Chambers Global, Foreign Expert for Canada, 2017 to 2022
  • Chambers USA, International Trade, 2007 to 2022

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Community


  • American Bar Association
  • DC Bar Association
  • International Bar Association

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Credentials


Education
University of Ottawa, LLB, 1986
York University, MA, 1983
York University, BA, 1981

Admissions
District of Columbia
New York
Ontario

Courts/Agencies
Court of International Trade
Supreme Court of New York
District of Columbia Court of Appeals
Supreme Court of Ontario

Languages
English
Dutch