Ed O’Neill is a senior consultant in the International Trade Practice Group of King & Spalding’s Washington, D.C., office. He focuses primarily on trade remedy investigations. Mr. O’Neill represents both petitioners and respondents in antidumping, countervailing duty, and safeguards investigations before the U.S. Department of Commerce, the U.S. International Trade Commission, the European Commission, Mexico’s Ministry of Trade & Industry, China’s Ministry of Commerce, as well as other jurisdictions. He advises clients in trade remedy cases encompassing dumping margin calculations, subsidy rate calculations, and economic and financial analysis in connection with injury investigations. Mr. O’Neill works with clients in the steel, chemical, plastics, paper, furniture, plastic bag, rice, beef, pork, apple and raspberry industries, to name a few. In his 20 years of private practice, Mr. O’Neill has advised clients in more than 100 trade remedy proceedings and participated in approximately 40 on-site verifications.
From 1987 to 1991, Mr. O’Neill worked for the Federal Government as a Senior International Trade Analyst at the U.S. Department of Commerce, where he was responsible for administering U.S. antidumping laws. In 1991, Mr. O’Neill shared the Department of Commerce’s Gold Medal Award for his role with the Antifriction Bearings Administrative Review Team. The Department’s Gold Medal is the highest form of honorary recognition and is given for “extraordinary accomplishments in support of the critical objectives of the Department with a significant beneficial effect on the nation.” Mr. O’Neill received three other Departmental awards during his tenure for “excellence in administering the antidumping law.” Prior to joining the government, Mr. O’Neill was Vice President of Extrade Corporation, an import/export firm engaged in the chemical, rubber and plastics trade. He graduated from Georgetown University in Washington, D.C., in 1979 with a B.A. in Philosophy and Government.