Cynthia Wallace

International Trade Counsel / Ottawa

Cynthia Wallace is an international trade counsel in Cassidy Levy Kent’s Ottawa office. Ms. Wallace assists clients with trade remedies, customs, and government procurement matters before both the Canadian International Trade Tribunal and the Canada Border Services Agency, as well as on judicial review before the Federal Courts of Canada. She has also worked with clients on export control matters, issues relating to tariff classification, international trade treaty compliance, and the enforcement of antidumping and countervailing duty orders.

Ms. Wallace holds a J.D. from University of Ottawa (cum laude). Upon graduation, she was awarded the Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP Prize for the highest standing in the International Trade Law course. Preceding her legal studies, Ms. Wallace attended the Telfer School of Management at the University of Ottawa, and obtained a Bachelor of Commerce (summa cum laude) with a specialization in accounting.

Ms. Wallace’s experience includes work at a Federal Tribunal, where she performed month- and year-end accounting procedures, conducted quality assurance on financial entries, reviewed and updated procurement contracts, and helped maintain the Tribunal’s SAP financial system. She draws heavily on her accounting background and prior work when assessing and addressing complex international trade issues, including performing dumping calculations and analyzing injurious import trends and trade flows.

Education

  • J.D., cum laude, University of Ottawa (Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP Prize for the highest standing in “International Trade Regulation”)
  • B. Comm., summa cum laude, University of Ottawa, specialization in Accounting

Languages

  • English
  • French

Bar Memberships

  • Ontario