William G. Stroupe II

William advises clients on various international trade issues, including trade litigation and CFIUS matters.
William Stroupe

William’s practice focuses on trade remedy proceedings, including antidumping and countervailing duty proceedings before the US Department of Commerce and the US International Trade Commission, as well as related litigation before US Courts. His practice also focuses on matters involving the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) and the US Treasury Department’s new outbound investment program.

Prior to joining ArentFox Schiff, William worked as a senior attorney in the Office of the Chief Counsel for International Commerce at the US Department of Commerce. His work focused on CFIUS and outbound investment security, anti-corruption, sanctions, financial services, export finance, and appellate litigation issues. He also covered issues relating to North and Central America (including USMCA) and Russia, Ukraine, and Central Asia. He also spent several years at another firm where he represented sovereigns and private investors in complex, high-stakes Investor-State Dispute Settlement proceedings before ICSID and other major arbitral fora, as well as in ad hoc proceedings under the UNCITRAL rules.

He holds Masters degrees in International Commerce and French Literature.

Life Beyond the Law

Outside of work, William enjoys cooking, traveling, and singing with the Gay Men’s Chorus of Washington.