Roop Bhatti is an associate at Picard Kentz & Rowe, where she represents clients in matters related to U.S. trade litigation, international trade policy, trade negotiations, board advisory work, and federal taxation.
Ms. Bhatti has advised clients on a variety of matters involving antidumping and countervailing duty laws and enforcement of international agreements, and has represented clients for certain steel and paper products, softwood lumber, and warmwater shrimp before the Department of Commerce, the U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC), U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), and in appeals of agency decisions before the U.S. Court of International Trade and the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.
Prior to joining Picard Kentz & Rowe, Ms. Bhatti was an Advisor to The Alliance for Bangladesh Worker Safety, a group of 26 major global apparel companies formed to undertake the improvement of safety in Bangladeshi ready-made garment factories. In her role as Advisor, Ms. Bhatti worked on a variety of issues, including trade policy related to the country’s Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) status, internal antitrust compliance systems, review of third-party vendor contracts including Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) compliance provisions, stakeholder reporting and Congressional briefings.
Ms. Bhatti received her J.D. from Washington University in St. Louis School of Law, where she was the recipient of the Scholars in Law Award, staff editor for the Journal of Law and Policy, and the president of the South Asian Law Students Association. She earned her B.A., with honors, from the University of Chicago in International Studies and South Asian Languages Civilizations.
Ms. Bhatti is a member of the South Asian Bar Association (SABA-DC) and Women in International Trade (WIIT). She is also fluent in Hindi, Punjabi, and Urdu.
Phone: +1 202 695-7622
Fax: +1 202 331- 4011
AREAS OF PRACTICE
- International Trade Law
- US Legislative and Regulatory Policy
- Board Advisory Work
- Federal Taxation
- Washington University in St. Louis School of Law, J.D., 2013
- University of Chicago, B.A., cum laude, International Studies and South Asian Languages & Civilizations, 2009
- Practice in D.C. limited to matters and proceedings before federal courts and agencies.
- U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
- U.S. Court of International Trade