Scott S. Lincicome

Counsel, Washington, DC



Mr. Lincicome is an international trade attorney with experience in trade remedy investigations in the United States, Europe, China, India and Turkey, and in litigation before the US Court of International Trade, the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and the WTO's Dispute Settlement Body. He has advised clients on bilateral/regional trade agreements and US trade policy, as well as WTO accessions, compliance and negotiations. Mr. Lincicome specializes in advising multinational and sovereign clients on how to best conform their transactions and policies to global trade rules and related national regulations.

Mr. Lincicome is an adjunct scholar with the Cato Institute in Washington, DC, where he writes and speaks on US trade policy and politics. He also is a Senior Visiting Lecturer at Duke University Law School, where he teaches a course on international trade law, and previously taught international trade policy at Duke. Prior to joining White & Case, he worked from 1998 – 2001 as a research assistant with the Institute's Center for Trade Policy Studies.

Bars and Courts
District of Columbia Bar
North Carolina State Bar
US Court of International Trade
University of Virginia School of Law
University of Virginia



Doomed to Repeat It: The Long History of America's Protectionist Failures, Cato Institute Policy Analysis No. 819, (August 22, 2017)

Should Free Traders Support the Trans- Pacific Partnership? An Assessment of America's Largest Preferential Trade Agreement, Cato Institute Working Paper No. 39, (September 12, 2016)

License to Drill: The Case for Modernizing America's Crude Oil and Natural Gas Export Licensing Systems, Cato Institute Free Trade Bulletin No. 50, (Feb. 21, 2013)

Countervailing Calamity: How to Stop the Global Subsidies Race, Cato Institute Policy Analysis No. 710, (Oct. 9, 2012)

Beyond Exports: A Better Case for Free Trade, Cato Institute Free Trade Bulletin No. 43, (Jan. 31, 2011)

Audaciously Hopeful: How President Obama Can Help Restore the Pro-Trade Consensus, Cato Institute Trade Policy Analysis No. 39, (Apr. 28 2009)