Stephanie Desjardins

  • Counsel for the domestic industry, foreign producers and governments in Canadian anti-dumping and countervailing duty investigations before the Canada Border Services Agency and the Canadian International Trade Tribunal, including: Dry Wheat Pasta, Polyethylene Terephthalate and Large Power Transformers (RR-2017-002).
  • Counsel and advisor to foreign and domestic businesses on the applicability and effect of Canadian economic sanctions, including advice on the applicability and scope of economic sanctions, how to ensure ongoing compliance with economic sanctions, and how to manage and voluntarily disclose breaches of economic sanctions while limiting the risk of administrative or criminal penalties.
  • Stephanie represents and assists domestic and foreign businesses in all customs compliance matters, including tariff classification issues, voluntary disclosures and customs audits.



Education/Bar Admission

  • Law Society of Ontario, 2017
  • New York Bar, 2017
  • LL.M., International Business and Economic Law, with Distinction, Georgetown University Law Center, 2016
  • Law Certificate, International Arbitration and Dispute Resolution, Georgetown University Law Center, 2016
  • JD, National Program, cum laude, University of Ottawa, Common law Section, 2015
  • LL.L., University of Ottawa, Civil law Section, 2014

Professional Involvement

  • Alumni Interviewer, Alumni Admissions Program, Georgetown University Law Center
  • Communications Officer, Réseau francophone de droit international (RFDI)
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, Organization of Women in International Trade
  • Member, Canadian Council on International Law