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J.D., Cornell Law School

B.A., with high honors, Dartmouth College

Law Journals

General Editor, Cornell International Law Journal


Law Clerk for the Honorable Delissa A. Ridgway, U.S. Court of International Trade (2014-2015)

Bar and Court Admissions

District of Columbia Bar 

New York Bar

U.S. Court of International Trade


Legal Lean Sigma Institute (LLSI) White Belt




Cynthia C. Galvez


Practice Areas

Cynthia represents clients in a variety of international trade matters, including customs law and international trade litigation (such as antidumping and countervailing duty cases). As a former law clerk at the U.S. Court of International Trade, she brings a unique perspective to her practice. Cynthia, a certified Legal Lean Sigma Institute (LLSI) White Belt, uses the LLSI process and project management tools to continually improve the value proposition the firm delivers to its clients.

Representative Experience

  • Drafted opinions, orders, and letters on matters concerning international trade and U.S. customs law.
  • Drafted articles on legal developments in commercial arbitration and mediation law.

Professional Experience

  • Legal Intern, International Institute for Conflict Prevention & Resolution (CPR Institute) (2013-2014)
  • Summer Law Clerk, California Rural Legal Assistance, Inc. (2012)
  • Judicial Intern, Magistrate Judge Chris M. McAliley, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida (2011)
  • Summer Law Clerk, Asset Forfeiture, U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of Florida (2011)
  • Intern, Office of Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (2009-2010)


  • American Bar Association (ABA), Section of International Law
    • Steering Group Member, International Trade Committee
    • Vice Chair, Diversity Subcommittee, International Arbitration Committee
  • Hispanic Bar Association of the District of Columbia
  • International Law Committee, New York City Bar Association

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