Paige Rivas at Larkin Trade International
Paige Rivas is the Director of U.S. Government Relations at Larkin Trade International. Her portfolio includes trade advocacy, export controls, U.S. government relations, and China market access issues. She specializes in international trade regulations and compliance and advises clients operating globally on U.S., Hong Kong, and other export control regimes and Chinese standards development and regulations. She also serves as an advisor to AmCham China’s Export Compliance Working Group.
Ms. Rivas previously worked as a consultant and lobbyist at King & Spalding’s international trade practice in Washington DC. In this position, Ms. Rivas worked with American companies in the development and advocacy on legislative and regulatory trade issues before Congress and the Administration. Before joining King & Spalding, Ms. Rivas served as a Trade Fellow to the U.S. House of Representatives Ways and Means Subcommittee on Trade and advised committee members on policies related to trade and manufacturing.
Prior to that assignment, Ms. Rivas was the Senior Policy Advisor for the Assistant Secretary for Import Administration in the U.S. Department of Commerce. In this role she advised the Assistant Secretary on international trade policy, trade legislation, and antidumping and countervailing duty-related matters. She also participated in bilateral and multilateral negotiations of trade policy at the World Trade Organization and in the U.S.-Korea Free Trade Agreement negotiations, including attending negotiating sessions in Seoul, Korea on behalf of the U.S. Department of Commerce.