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Roger B. Schagrin

Roger B. Schagrin
Schagrin Associates

Roger Schagrin, a native of Florida, received his B.A. from Yale University, graduating magna cum laude with special honors in History, and he obtained his J.D. with a concentration in international law in 1981 from the University of Virginia.  Roger practiced with the Washington office of Thompson, Hine and Flory from 1982 through 1984, when he left to start Schagrin Associates.  Roger has become widely recognized in the international trade community, testifying on numerous occasions before committees of Congress.  On April 7, 1995 he was on the faculty of “Changes in the U.S. Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Laws” for the D.C. Bar/George Washington University National Law Center Continuing Education Program.  In January 2002, he was again on the D.C. Bar/Georgetown University faculty CLE Program on the subject “Advising Clients on Choosing between 201 and Dumping Remedies.”  In June 2003, he was on the faculty of Dartmouth College’s Tuck School of Business Washington Symposium on International Trade.  In March 2005, he was asked to serve on the Trade Law Advisory Group of the U.S.-China Economic Security and Review Commission.  Roger filed the first trade cases on steel imports from China, Russia, and Ukraine in 1996.  He also filed and successfully prosecuted four of the first six subsidy cases against China, all on various steel pipe products.  His bar memberships include the District of Columbia, Florida, the Federal District Court of the District of Columbia, the Court of Appeals of the Federal Circuit, and the Court of International Trade.  The Chambers 2007 Legal Dictionary said “Roger Schagrin of Schagrin Associates is much in demand among petitioners.”  He is described as “the current dean in the area” and “a true scholar who is ahead of the rest.”  Roger recently completed the 2012 “Mastering Trade Policy” executive education course at Harvard Kennedy School. He is fluent in Spanish, French, and Portuguese and has worked in each of these languages.  He recently published his first novel, Blackmail in Beijing.