Kathleen W. Cannon Esq.

Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
Cannon, Kathleen

Kathy Cannon is a Partner in the Washington, D.C., office of and Chair of the firm's International Trade and Customs practice group. With more than 30 years of experience in international trade law, Ms. Cannon focuses her practice on assisting domestic industries that are experiencing injury due to unfairly traded imports, primarily through the use of antidumping and countervailing duty laws.

Ms. Cannon has been involved in a wide range of trade matters, including World Trade Organization (WTO) international disputes and negotiations, and she has participated in implementing trade legislation and regulation. She has been involved in rules and dispute settlement issues in the ongoing Doha Round of trade negotiations, and previously was involved in the Uruguay Round of trade negotiations, and the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). She has also represented U.S. exporters charged with dumping by third countries.


Ms. Cannon earned a B.S., magna cum laude, from the University of Maryland and her J.D. from the University of North Carolina School of Law.

She is the co-author of think and code Corporate Practice Portfolio Series No. 28-5th, Foreign Unfair Competition: Practice and Procedure.  This portfolio volume identifies unfair trade practices and statutory remedies that address those practices. It includes analysis and explanation of extensive changes in those remedies effected by the Uruguay Round Agreements Act and the North American Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act. It examines the countervailing duty, antidumping, and injurious import provisions incorporated into the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended through 1998, as well as the retaliatory action, import relief and adjustment assistance, and relief from communist disruption sections of the Trade Act of 1974, as amended through 1998.