Ed O’Neill is a senior consultant in the International Trade practice of King & Spalding’s Washington, D.C., office. He focuses primarily on trade remedy investigations. Ed 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. Ed works with clients in the steel, chemical, cement, metals, plastics, paper, refractory, tire, furniture, plastic film and bag, cookware, rice, beef, pork, apple, and raspberry industries. In his 25 years of private practice, Ed has advised clients in more than 100 trade remedy proceedings and participated in approximately 50 on-site verifications.
From 1987 to 1991, Ed 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, Ed 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.” Ed received three other Departmental awards during his tenure for “excellence in administering the antidumping law.” Prior to joining the government, Ed was Vice President of Extrade Corporation, an import/export firm engaged in the chemical, rubber and plastics trade.