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Elizabeth J. Drake, Esq.
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Washington DC Attorney
Elizabeth J. Drake, Esq.

Phone: 202.315.0765

Email: edrake@stewartlaw.com

Languages: English, Spanish, Portuguese

Elizabeth J. Drake has experience in a broad array of international trade law matters, including antidumping and countervailing duty proceedings, section 301 petitions, China-specific safeguards, unilateral trade preference programs, international and bilateral trade agreements, government procurement, agricultural and environmental trade policy, and international labor standards.

Prior to joining Stewart and Stewart in 2005, Ms. Drake served for six years as an international policy analyst at the American Federation of Labor – Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO), where she advocated on behalf of the American labor movement on trade and international economic policies before the U.S. Congress, executive agencies, state-level policy makers, and international organizations such as the World Bank.

Ms. Drake has served on the Labor Advisory Committee on Trade Policy and Negotiations to the U.S. Trade Representative and on the planning committee for the Court of International Trade’s 16th Judicial Conference. She is the author and co-author of a variety of publications on international trade matters, including articles on climate change, China’s exchange rate policies, WTO rules on balance of payment measures, Buy America laws, and trade and labor rights.

Publications
  • Stewart and Stewart Comments to House Ways & Means Committee on China Currency (September 2010) – Author: Terence P. Stewart and Elizabeth J. Drake. Year: 2010
  • Stewart and Stewart Comments to House Ways & Means Committee on China Currency (March 24, 2010) – Author: Terence P. Stewart and Elizabeth J. Drake. Year: 2010
  • “Buy America: Key to America’s Economic Recovery,” Paper Published by the Alliance for American Manufacturing (February 2009) – Author: Terence P. Stewart and Elizabeth J. Drake. Year: 2009
  • “A Consumption-Based Approach to Combating Climate Change,” Stewart and Stewart (March 2009) – Author: Terence P. Stewart and Elizabeth J. Drake. Year: 2009
  • Addressing Balance-of-Payments Difficulties Under World Trade Organization Rules (December 2009) – Author: Terence P. Stewart and Elizabeth J. Drake. Year: 2009
  • “Prioritizing Workers’ Rights in a Global Economy,” in The Future of Human Rights: U.S. Policy for a New Era – Author: Elizabeth J. Drake, Carol Pier. Year: 2008
  • International Financial Institutions – Author: Elizabeth J. Drake. Year: 2006
  • U.S.-Mexico Tomato Trade: Evaluating the Suspension Agreement Ten Years Later – Author: Terence P. Stewart, Patrick J. McDonough, Philip A. Butler, Elizabeth J. Drake and Carl Moyer. Year: 2006
  • Reliance on Decisions of the CAFC in Trade and Customs Litigation – Author: Terence P. Stewart and Elizabeth J. Drake. Year: 2006 

Awards & Recognitions

  • Best Lawyers®
  • The International Who’s Who of Trade & Customs Lawyers
Focus Areas
  • Trade Remedies Practice
  • Trade Agreements
  • China Practice
  • Administrative Law and Judicial Review
  • Agriculture, Floriculture, and Fisheries
  • Energy Policies
  • International Trade

Education

  • Harvard Law School, J.D., 1999
  • University of California at Berkeley, B.A., high honors and Phi Beta Kappa, 1996

Admissions

Bar Admissions

  • District of Columbia

Court Admissions

  • U.S. Court of International Trade
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

Affiliations

  • District of Columbia Bar
  • Customs and International Trade Bar Association
  • Federal Circuit Bar Association

Industries

  • Shrimp
  • Paper
  • Green Technology
  • Bearings
  • Cattle
  • Steel
  • Tires

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Stewart and Stewart

2100 M Street, N.W., Suite 200
Washington, DC 20037
United States

Law Firm Contact: Terence P. Stewart

Tel: 202.315.0765

Fax: 202.466.1286

Website: www.stewartlaw.com

Member Since: 2003

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