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Geert  De Prest
Practice Areas:
  • Antidumping
  • Countervailing Duties

Washington DC Attorney
Geert De Prest

Phone: 202.785.4185


Languages: English, Dutch, French

Geert De Prest, a Belgian national, has been with Stewart and Stewart since 1985, and, in 1993, became the firm’s first non-national partner. Mr. De Prest has extensive trade litigation experience, in particular before the Department of Commerce and the Court of International Trade, and speaks or reads several languages, including Dutch and French. His professional experience includes work for the U.S. bearing industry, the flower industry, the textile industry, the steel industry and the chemical industry.

Mr. De Prest received his legal education at the Catholic University of Leuven (Belgium) and the George Washington University in Washington D.C., and is a member of the DC Bar. In addition to his legal credentials, Mr. De Prest holds a Master of Arts in International Studies from the Johns Hopkins University, School of Advanced International Studies, in Washington, D.C. and Bologna, Italy. He was co-chairman at the subcommittee for international trade at the International Trade Section of the DC Bar, and a co-author in several of the firm’s recent publications on international trade matters. He is married, has two children, and is a resident of Washington D.C. since 1979.


  • GATT Uruguay Round: A Negotiating History (1986-1994), Vol. IV: The End Game – Author: Geert De Prest. Year: 1999
  • Exporting to the Countries of the European Communities: Special Issues – Author: Geert De Prest. Year: 1994
  • GATT Uruguay Round: A Negotiating History (1986-1992) – Author: Geert De Prest and Eric H. Samuels. Year: 1993

Focus Areas

  • Trade Remedies Practice
  • Administrative Law and Judicial Review


  • Catholic University of Leuven (Belgium), J.D.
  • George Washington University, Master of Comparative Law
  • Johns Hopkins University, School of Advanced International Studies, M.A.


Bar Admissions

  • District of Columbia

Court Admissions

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


  • District of Columbia Bar, International Law Section
  • American Bar Association, Section of International Law
  • Customs and International Trade Bar Association
  • Federal Circuit Bar Association
  • Court of International Trade Historical Society

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Stewart and Stewart

2100 M Street NW
Suite 200
Washington, DC 20037-1218
United States

Law Firm Contact: Terence P. Stewart

Tel: 202.785.4185

Fax: 202.466.1286



Member Since: 2003

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