Timothy J. Hruby has more than 20 years of experience in international trade matters, with a focus on trade remedy proceedings.
Prior to joining Hughes Hubbard, Tim was a Senior Policy Analyst at the U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC), where he regularly advised high level officals on complex international trade issues.
While at the DOC, Tim was the lead agency representative for trade remedies issues in the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)/United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA). He also provided expert policy advice on regulatory, litigation, and diplomatic approaches to dealing with foreign government subsidies and other unfair trade practices. Tim advocated for the correct interpretation and application of U.S. and WTO law, and worked closely with representatives of other U.S. government agencies on enforcement efforts to ensure other countries honor their WTO obligations.
Tim was also an International Trade associate at two firms prior to working at the DOC. He focused on unfair trade disputes before U.S., NAFTA, and WTO tribunals, under U.S. and international law.
Georgetown University, Msc, Foreign Service, 1994, with Academic Distinction
Georgetown University Law Center, J.D., 1994, cum laude, Staff Member and Associate Editor, Law and Policy in International Business
University of Arizona, B.A., Political Science and French, 1990, cum laude