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Neal J. Reynolds is a senior counsel in the firm’s international trade and litigation practice group.  He has more than twenty-five years of experience in international trade policy and litigation, with extensive experience in U.S. antidumping, countervailing duty, and safeguards investigations and reviews.  At King and Spalding, Neal focuses on international trade litigation and international trade policy.

Before joining King and Spalding, Neal was an international trade lawyer at the U.S. International Trade Commission for 22 years.  At the Commission, Neal provided legal and policy advice to the Commission and its staff in antidumping and countervailing duty proceedings and safeguard investigations.  He also represented the agency in litigation matters and provided advice to the Commission on a variety of trade policy issues. 

From 2005 to 2014, Neal supervised the Commission’s legal staff in appeals of the agency’s trade remedy determinations, representing the Commission in a large number of appeals at the U.S. Court of International Trade, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, other Federal district and circuit courts, the World Trade Organization, and North American Free Trade Agreement dispute panels.  From 2014 to 2016, Neal was the Commission’s Chief of Staff, managing all of the agency’s operational and administrative activities.

Before joining the Commission, Neal was a trade lawyer in the private sector for six years, representing clients before the Commission, the Department of Commerce, the Court of International Trade, and the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. 

During his career, Neal has worked on matters involving a variety of products, including carbon steel flat products, pipe and tube products, stainless steel products, wire and wire rod products, advanced electronic and consumer goods, tires, chemicals, bearings products, solar panels, large civil aircraft, cement, lumber, paper products, bedroom furniture, brass sheet and strip, flooring, uranium, wind towers, and agricultural products (such as beef, sugar and shrimp).       

Because of his long experience in the area, Neal possesses a strong understanding of the trade remedy process and the Commission’s decision-making process. Neal has a strong track record of developing successful litigation strategies in litigation involving the Commission’s trade determinations.

Neal was a member of the Board of Directors of the Federal Circuit Bar Association from 2013 to 2017.  He was also Co-Chairman and Vice Chairman of the Federal Circuit Bar Association’s International Trade Committee from August 2010 to May 2013.   Neal has spoken frequently on international trade issues and published a number of articles on trade remedy issues.

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J.D., Georgetown University Law Center

A.B., Harvard University, cum laude

District of Columbia


U.S. Court of International Trade

District of Columbia Bar Association

Federal Circuit Bar Association

Massachusetts Bar Association