Theodore William Kassinger (born January 26, 1953) is an international trade attorney who is a partner in the Washington DC office of O'Melveny & Myers, LLP. He is a native of Atlanta, Georgia where he was born in 1953. He was formerly the Deputy Secretary of the U.S. Department of Commerce from 2004-2005 and General Counsel to the U.S. Department of Commerce from 2001-2004 during the administration of George W. Bush.
While serving as Deputy Secretary of Commerce, Kassinger managed a $6.5 billion annual budget, and 38,000 employees, and dealt with matters of international trade and international trade policy. He was also a keynote speaker at the 2005 "U.S. - China Trade: Opportunities and Challenges Conference" 
Prior to his government service, Kassinger was a partner at Vinson & Elkins, a multinational law firm, based in Houston, Texas. He practiced in the areas of international trade and business law and international dispute resolution.
Kassinger grew up in Athens, Georgia, earned a bachelor's degree from the University of Georgia College of Environment & Design in 1974 and a law degree, cum laude, from the University of Georgia School of Law in 1978.
- Partner page "Theodore Kassinger", accessed August 11, 2009.
- "Deputy Secretary Theodore W. Kassinger", "commerce.gov", accessed August 11, 2009.
- "US China Trade Conference", Univ of Georgia School of Law, April 14, 2005.
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