Jessica Lynd

Associate, Washington, DC



Jessica Lynd is an associate in the International Trade Group. She represents and advises foreign sovereigns and private companies across sectors in the resolution of international trade disputes.

Her practice includes World Trade Organization (WTO) dispute resolution; trade remedy investigations, administrative reviews, and suspension agreements; customs protests, audits, penalty proceedings, and EAPA investigations; interpretation of multilateral and regional free trade agreements; and trade-related US and treaty litigation. She has advised numerous clients on navigating the customs implications of Section 232 and Section 301 duties.

Jessica has advocated at the WTO before panels, the Appellate Body, and Article 21.5 Compliance Reviews. She has also represented clients before the US Department of Commerce, the International Trade Commission, US Customs and Border Protection, NAFTA and USMCA bi-national panels, the US Court of International Trade and the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.

Jessica has extensive experience in Latin America and has advocated in proceedings held in Spanish and English. She is a member of the firm's ESG and Sustainability interest group and actively involved in pro bono matters at the Firm, including asylum litigation.

During law school, Jessica was a law clerk at the US Attorney's Office for the District of Columbia. She was also a member of the American University Law Review and The Human Rights Brief.

Bars and Courts
District of Columbia Bar
New York State Bar
American University, Washington College of Law
The George Washington University


Speaking Engagements

"US Trade: The rise of benefit corporations and stakeholder capitalism businesses," Environmental Protection Agency's Office of Policy and Smart Sectors program, September 29, 2021


"Internal compliance and external optics," Export Compliance Manager, April 2022 (co-author with Cristina Brayton-Lewis)

"Gone With the Wind: Why Even Utility Patents Cannot Fence In Self-Replicating Technologies," 62 AULR 663, 2012

Awards and Recognition

Betty Southard Murphy Fellowship for International Commercial Arbitration