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Practice Areas: International Trade, Trade Remedies and Non-Tariff Barriers
Mr. Breeden is a founding member and managing partner of UNO and is head of the Washington, DC office. Mr. Breeden specializes in the economic analysis and financial and cost accounting issues associated with trade remedy matters. He has participated extensively in trade remedy proceedings conducted by the U.S. Department of Commerce, the Department of Trade Remedies (Brazil), the Ministry of Commerce (People’s Republic of China), the Ministry of Commerce & Industry (India) and the European Commission. Based on his extensive knowledge of government laws, regulations and practices, Mr. Breeden has developed systematic and proven methodologies for providing assistance to companies involved in trade remedy proceedings. James has advised companies located in the United States, Brazil, Mexico, Canada, China, Belgium, France, South Korea, Indonesia, India, Japan and Thailand among others. He has experience working with companies in the steel, chemical, agriculture, textile, forestry, automotive and consumer goods industries. Mr. Breeden has also participated as an expert in trade remedy seminars conducted in Vietnam and China.
Mr. Breeden worked for three years at the U.S. Department of Commerce as a case analyst in the Office of Antidumping/Countervailing Duty Enforcement in which he was responsible for managing trade remedy proceedings, leading verifications of foreign respondents and modeling dumping margin programs using SAS software. While at the U.S. Department of Commerce, Mr. Breeden was recognized for his contribution to the antidumping and countervailing duty regulations published in 1998.
Prior to joining UNO, Mr. Breeden worked at the economic consulting firm ITR LLC for ten years where he held the position of Senior Manager. His responsibilities included managing project teams in the collection and development of clients’ sales and cost information required by the U.S. Department of Commerce and foreign governments and supervising the analysis of market-specific pricing information and cost of production information in order to estimate potential antidumping duty liability.
Mr. Breeden holds a BA in History from Southern Methodist University and a Masters in International Business Studies from the University of South Carolina.
Master’s degree in International Business Studies, University of South Carolina, Columbia, 1997
Bachelor’s Degree in History, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, 1993, Phi Beta Kappa
Steel, Agricultural/Food Processing, Wood Products, Industrial Chemicals, Rubber and Plastic, Footwear, Textiles and Automotive
USA, Brazil, Canada, China, India, Thailand, Indonesia, Vietnam, South Korea, France, Germany, Belgium, Mexico and Colombia