Lecturing Fellow, Senior of Law
Scott Lincicome is an international trade attorney with extensive experience in trade litigation in the United States, the European Union, India, China and the World Trade Organization's (WTO). He also advises corporate and sovereign clients on US trade agreements and trade policy, as well as WTO matters, including accessions, compliance and multilateral trade negotiations.
Outside of the firm, Scott is an Adjunct Scholar with the Cato Institute, where he writes on international economic policy and politics. Scott has advised several presidential and congressional candidates, as well as US government officials, on international trade and economic issues. From 1998 – 2001 Scott worked as a research assistant with the Cato Institute’s Center for Trade Policy Studies in Washington, focusing on US international trade law and policy. Scott has a BA in Political Science from the University of Virginia and a JD from the University's School of Law. He has appeared on various TV and radio news programs, is routinely quoted in the press, and has written dozens of opinion pieces for print and online publications. Scott is the co-author of the 2009 Cato Institute study, "Audaciously Hopeful: How President Obama Can Help Restore the Free Trade Consensus," the 2010 Heritage Foundation WebMemo, "Brazilian Retaliation Against U.S. Trade Violations: A Signal for Reform," and the 2011 Cato Institute paper, "Beyond Exports: A Better Case for Free Trade." He also is the author of the October 2012 Cato Institute paper "Countervailing Calamity: How to Stop the Global Subsidies Race and the February 2013 Cato paper "License to Drill: The Case for Modernizing America’s Crude Oil and Natural Gas Export Licensing Systems."
Born and raised in Dallas, Texas, Scott now resides in Raleigh, NC with his wife Elizabeth, daughter Eve and dog Ivey.
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