Kelly Ann Shaw is partner at Hogan Lovells, a Lecturer in Law at Columbia Law School, and a Senior Adviser (Non-Resident) for the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS).
In addition to her work in private practice, Kelly Ann brings to bear a deep knowledge of international trade, investment, economic law, and policy drawn from her extensive public service at the White House, the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR), and the Ways and Means Committee in the U.S. Congress. Most recently, Kelly Ann served as deputy assistant to the president for international economic affairs and deputy director of the National Economic Council in the Trump administration. While in the White House, Kelly Ann led the Office of International Economic Affairs for both the National Security Council and the National Economic Council and served as the lead negotiator (“sherpa”) for the United States at the G7, G20, and Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forums. She played an instrumental role in a wide range of legislation, negotiations, and agreements, including the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement and the China phase one agreement.
Additionally, Kelly Ann served as Republican trade counsel for the Committee on Ways and Means, where she played a key role in formulating legislation, policy, and strategy. Prior to Capitol Hill, she served as assistant general counsel for USTR in both Geneva, Switzerland and Washington, D.C., where she represented the United States in more than 40 World Trade Organization disputes and in negotiations. She also served as a lead lawyer, negotiator, and adviser in other important international negotiations, including the Trans-Pacific Partnership. She is a frequent speaker and commentator and provides clients strategic advice on a range of legal, economic, and national security issues.