Experience

 

I have practiced Customs law exclusively for over 18 years.

As a Customs law attorney, I represent importers in proceedings at various offices within U.S. Customs (including port entry teams, port import specialists, Fines, Penalties and Forfeitures office, Regulatory Audit, Headquarters Office of Regulations & Rulings, and the National Import Specialists Division in New York), and in court at the U.S. Court of International Trade and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.

In my nearly two decade long career as a Customs law attorney, I have prepared and filed over 600 formal Customs protests and represented importers in 18 different court cases.  
At my disposal is a library of over 5,000 briefs, protests, ruling requests, petitions, opinion letters and memos that I have written on behalf of clients on numerous Customs law issues.

Please refer to my detailed CUSTOMS PRACTICE RESUME for full breadth of experience.

 

BIOGRAPHY

Education

Boston College, B.A. with Honors, 1983.

George Washington University National Law Center, J.D., 1986.
Member of The George Washington Journal of International Law & Economics.  

Author, "The Republic Steel Decision: The Proper Scope of ITC Preliminary Determinations Under Countervailing Duty Law," 19 The George Washington Journal of International Law & Economics, 451-491 (1985).

Bars and Courts

Maryland Court of Appeals, Admitted 1986
DC Court of Appeals, Admitted 1988
U.S. Court of International Trade, Admitted 1988
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, Admitted 1991
Customs & International Trade Bar Association, Member

Please refer to my detailed CUSTOMS PRACTICE RESUME for full breadth of experience.

 

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