Ron Kendler | White & Case LLP International Law Firm, Global Law Practice
Ron Kendler
Ron Kendler

Ron Kendler

Associate, Washington, DC

T +1 202 729 2312

E ron.kendler@whitecase.com

Overview

Ron Kendler is an Associate in the International Trade group, focusing on US trade remedies and the law of the World Trade Organization (WTO). Mr. Kendler has represented and advised sovereign and private clients across sectors, including steel, energy, and agriculture, in antidumping and countervailing duty investigations, WTO disputes, and matters involving interpretation of multilateral and regional free trade agreements, customs issues, and sanctions enforcement. He has participated in proceedings before WTO panels and the Appellate Body, the US Department of Commerce, the US International Trade Commission, and the US Court of International Trade.

In law school, Mr. Kendler served as a Note Editor for the Boston College International & Comparative Law Review. As a member of the school's Jessup International Law Moot Court team, he was awarded Top Oralist in the Northeast United States, where the team won the regional championship, and Sixth Place Oralist in the world.

Mr. Kendler has held internships with the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination (MCAD), a civil rights agency, and Chief Judge Donald C. Pogue of the US Court of International Trade. Prior to joining White & Case, he worked in the Geneva legal office of the International Air Transport Association (IATA), an international trade group representing the global airline industry.

Bars and Courts

  • US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • US Court of International Trade
  • New York State Bar
  • Massachusetts State Bar

Education

  • JD, Boston College Law School
  • BA, Brandeis University

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish
Not engaged in the practice of law in the District of Columbia. Work performed under the supervision of principals of the firm who are members of the District of Columbia Bar. Licensed only in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and in the State of New York.

Experience

Speaking Engagements

"The US, the UK, the EU and World Trade", 8-9 May 2014: conference on Globalizing Forces in Legal Education, Trade and Human Rights, King's College London, (panel speaker)

Publications

  • Selection and Recusal in the WTO Dispute Settlement System, appearing in Challenges and Recusals of Judges and Arbitrators in International Courts and Tribunals, Chiara Giorgetti ed., Brill 2015, (co-authored with Gregory J. Spak)
  • WTO Dispute Settlement, International Trade, ABA International Law Year-in-Review, 2014
  • WTO Dispute Settlement, International Trade, ABA International Law Year-in-Review, 2013
  • Delayed Fight: The World Trade Organization Dispute Settlement Mechanism, Negotiation, and the Transatlantic Conflict Over Commercial Aircraft, 35 B.C. Int'l & Comp. L. Rev. 253, 2012

Awards & Recognition

White & Case Pro Bono Award, 2014

White & Case Pro Bono Award, 2013

Francis Deak Student Writing Award, American Society of International Law and International Law Students Association, 2012-2013