HEATHER DOHERTY
Associate
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HEATHER DOHERTY Associate
Heather Doherty is an associate in the firm’s Washington, D.C. office.  Her practice primarily focuses on international trade related issues, including representing domestic industry in international trade remedies litigation against unfairly priced and subsidized foreign imports.  Prior to joining Kelley Drye Heather served as an attorney advisor for the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Office of the Chief Counsel for Trade Enforcement and Compliance and a law clerk at the U.S. Court of International Trade (“CIT”).

At the Department of Commerce Heather managed a multitude of antidumping and countervailing duty (“AD/CVD”) proceedings, and advised the Department in its work on a suspension agreement, circumvention and scope issues, regulatory rulemaking, and customs liquidation issues.  While there, she successfully defended the Department in appeals before the CIT and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.  She also assisted the United States Trade Representative in drafting submissions to the WTO.

As a law clerk at the CIT, Heather assisted the Honorable R. Kenton Musgrave in researching, analyzing, and drafting opinions on cases that challenged AD/CVD and Customs protest and classification decisions.  Through her two years working as a federal law clerk, she developed an extensive knowledge of relevant agency statutes, regulations, and procedures, as well as an understanding of the adjudicative processes.

Heather started her career working for the United Nations in the Netherlands in the Prosecution offices at the Special Court for Sierra Leone and the Special Tribunal for Lebanon.  She also spent time earlier in her career developing trade export strategy and policy at the International Trade Centre in Geneva, Switzerland.

Heather is admitted only in New York.  She is practicing under the supervision of principals of the firm who are members of the D.C. bar.
 
CITBA, Young Lawyers Committee, committee member

Women in International Trade, member

Washington International Trade Association, member

Indiana University Alumni Association, lifetime member
 

About

Heather Doherty is an associate in the firm’s Washington, D.C. office.  Her practice primarily focuses on international trade related issues, including representing domestic industry in international trade remedies litigation against unfairly priced and subsidized foreign imports.  Prior to joining Kelley Drye Heather served as an attorney advisor for the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Office of the Chief Counsel for Trade Enforcement and Compliance and a law clerk at the U.S. Court of International Trade (“CIT”).

At the Department of Commerce Heather managed a multitude of antidumping and countervailing duty (“AD/CVD”) proceedings, and advised the Department in its work on a suspension agreement, circumvention and scope issues, regulatory rulemaking, and customs liquidation issues.  While there, she successfully defended the Department in appeals before the CIT and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.  She also assisted the United States Trade Representative in drafting submissions to the WTO.

As a law clerk at the CIT, Heather assisted the Honorable R. Kenton Musgrave in researching, analyzing, and drafting opinions on cases that challenged AD/CVD and Customs protest and classification decisions.  Through her two years working as a federal law clerk, she developed an extensive knowledge of relevant agency statutes, regulations, and procedures, as well as an understanding of the adjudicative processes.

Heather started her career working for the United Nations in the Netherlands in the Prosecution offices at the Special Court for Sierra Leone and the Special Tribunal for Lebanon.  She also spent time earlier in her career developing trade export strategy and policy at the International Trade Centre in Geneva, Switzerland.

Heather is admitted only in New York.  She is practicing under the supervision of principals of the firm who are members of the D.C. bar.
 

Memberships

CITBA, Young Lawyers Committee, committee member

Women in International Trade, member

Washington International Trade Association, member

Indiana University Alumni Association, lifetime member