Brandon Petelin


Brandon Petelin is a partner in the Firm’s Washington, DC office. He focuses on representing foreign companies, foreign governments, and US importers in antidumping duty and countervailing duty proceedings before the US Department of Commerce, the US International Trade Commission, and in litigation before the US Court of International Trade. His practice is particularly focused on the defense of non-market economy companies from Mainland China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, and Vietnam in all aspects of antidumping and countervailing duty proceedings involving agricultural, industrial, and consumer products. Prior to joining GDLSK, Brandon worked as an International Trade Analyst at the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Import Administration where he gained advanced knowledge of the practical application of the AD/CVD laws while conducting AD/CVD investigations, reviews, and scope proceedings.



Brandon Petelin, The United States and International Trade: The Implications of Non-Compliance with Dispute Settlement Panel Rulings, 23 T.M. Cooley L. Rev. 545 (2006)

Brandon Petelin, A Substantial Step with Vague Consequences: Evaluating China’s Antimonopoly Law in Light of ‘Chinese Capitalism,’ Uncertainty, and the Fear of Protectionism, Istituto Bruno Leoni Working Paper Series (2008)

Peña, V. & B. Petelin. Towards Environmental Security by Adapting the Energy Sector: Summary of Strategies and Opportunities for Technology Transfer and Cooperation in the SEE Region. In M. Montini and S. Bogdanovic (eds.), Environmental Security in South-Eastern Europe International Agreements and their Implementation, Springer, 95-117 (2011)


Court of International Trade (2012)


New York (2009)

Washington, D.C. (2013)


London School of Economics & Political Science L.L.M. (International Economic Law) (2009)

Thomas M. Cooley Law School J.D. (2007)

Kent State University B.B.A. (2004)