Whitney Rolig specializes in international trade law, with a focus on countervailing duty and antidumping matters.
Prior to joining Picard Kentz & Rowe, Ms. Rolig served as a Senior Attorney in the Office of the Chief Counsel for Trade Enforcement and Compliance at the U.S. Department of Commerce. During her seven years with the agency, Ms. Rolig provided legal advice concerning the enforcement and administration of U.S. antidumping and countervailing duty laws. She defended the agency before the U.S. Court of International Trade, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, and the Appellate Body of the World Trade Organization, and was the lead government attorney in the Chapter 19 NAFTA dispute concerning the countervailing duty investigation of supercalendered paper from Canada. Ms. Rolig was awarded two Silver Medals for Personal and Professional Excellence by the Secretary of Commerce and recognized by Commerce’s Office of the General Counsel for distinguished performance and significant contributions.
Previously, Ms. Rolig was a Special Appropriations and Legislative Assistant in the office of U.S. Senator Larry E. Craig from Idaho, where she spent four years working on a variety of issues, including international trade, foreign affairs, and economic policy.
Ms. Rolig received her J.D. from the George Mason School of Law, where she was a notes editor for the Journal of Law, Economics, and Policy, and an active member of the moot court team and Honor Committee. She earned her B.A. cum laude from Willamette University with honors in both Economics and International Studies.
Ms. Rolig is a member of the Customs and International Trade Bar Association, the Association of Women In International Trade, and the Idaho State Society.
Phone: +1 202 969-0095
Fax: +1 202 331- 4011
AREAS OF PRACTICE
- International Trade Law
- George Mason University School of Law, J.D., 2010
- Willamette University, B.A., cum laude, 2004
- U.S. Court of International Trade
- U.S. District and Bankruptcy Court, District of Idaho
- U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit