Brian Picone

Senior Trade Analyst, Washington, DC



Brian Picone is a Senior Trade Analyst with White & Case's International Trade Group, and is based in the Firm's Washington, DC office.

Mr. Picone monitors and provides analysis of US trade policy developments for a range of clients, with a particular focus on the negotiation and implementation of free trade agreements and related legislation. In recent years, he has focused on issues related to the US-Mexico-Canada Agreement, the US-Japan Trade Agreement, and bilateral negotiations between the United States and China, as well as the Trans-Pacific Partnership, the Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership, and the Trade in Services Agreement.

Mr. Picone also has participated on behalf of clients in US government investigations involving steel and automotive imports under Section 232 of the Trade Expansion Act and proceedings involving China pursuant to Section 301 of the Trade Act.

Prior to joining White & Case, Brian focused on US trade policy issues while serving as Manager of Government Affairs and Member Relations for the National Association of Foreign-Trade Zones in Washington, DC. Brian also researched US trade policy issues while serving as a summer fellow at the Cato Institute's Center for Trade Policy Studies.

Brown University
International Business and Management
Suffolk University
Professional Advisor. Not engaged in the practice of law.


Speaking Engagements

"Researching Trade and Customs Issues", September 2014: National Association of Foreign-Trade Zones Annual Conference and Exhibition, Dallas, TX


US Foreign-Trade Zones Experience Record Growth, Journal of Commerce, pages 57-58, September 2014

Awards and Recognition

A. Alfred Taubman Scholarship for Academic Excellence, Brown University, 2011

Charles G. Koch Summer Fellow, 2011