George Mason University Law School,
J.D., magna cum laude, 2019
B.A., Public Health, cum laude, 2014
District of Columbia
Thompson Coburn LLP
Law Clerk, 2017-2019
Summer Associate, 2017, 2018
Catherine counsels clients on a wide variety of international trade and transportation issues.
Catherine researches and compiles filings and responses to U.S. government requests pertaining to the entry of goods into the United States. This includes filing protests, disclosures and responses to requests for information from U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) on behalf of importers. Catherine is experienced in the classification of goods under the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS), the qualification of goods for preferential treatment under trade preference programs, and the application of Section 301 and the Section 301 exclusion process.
In addition to her import experience, Catherine guides companies into building effective compliance programs, and conducts due diligence to ensure compliance with U.S. sanctions laws and the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA).
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