Stacy J. Ettinger, Esq. is a partner in K&L Gates’ Washington DC office, with over 25 years of experience working with U.S. and foreign government officials and assisting businesses in navigating complex international trade regulatory and compliance regimes. Stacy joined K&L Gates after serving as senior legal and policy advisor to Senate Democratic Leader, Charles Schumer, on international trade, investment, and regulatory issues, including food and product standards.
Prior to her work on Capitol Hill, Stacy served as a trade negotiator, legal and policy advisor, and litigator at the U.S. Department of Commerce, where she represented the United States in bilateral and multilateral trade negotiations, investigated and litigated unfair trade practices involving industrial and agricultural products, and managed complex federal rulemaking projects. Stacy also represented the United States in more than 30 appearances in World Trade Organization (WTO) dispute settlement proceedings.
Stacy routinely works with the firm’s international trade, infrastructure, financial services, maritime and energy areas to provide coordinated services to clients on policy, legal and regulatory matters.
Stacy is an Adjunct Professor of Law at Georgetown University, and is a graduate of the University of Michigan and the American University Washington College of Law.