Elected Member

Richard Olaf Cunningham

Washington, DC
Steptoe & Johnson LLP
George Washington University
George Washington University Law School

Richard O. Cunningham is senior international trade partner of Steptoe & Johnson’s Washington, DC office. In addition to litigating cases under the US import relief laws, Mr. Cunningham is active in representing corporate and governmental clients with respect to US Government trade policy issues, in negotiating private and governmental agreements to resolve market-access problems and other international trade issues, and in helping clients develop international strategies that take advantage of the trade laws and policies of the United States and foreign governments. 

Mr. Cunningham is supported in his international trade work by Steptoe's team of trade law attorneys—one of the largest of any US law firm—comprising 35 attorneys and other professionals. The group also draws as needed from the skills of attorneys in Steptoe's other practice areas, comprehensively covering US and EU regulatory matters and the full range of litigation and arbitration.

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Areas of Expertise
International Trade (International Law)
Sex-based Discrimination (Constitutional Law)