Representative Experience
Represented Customs broker in large grey market and civil RICO case brought by global medical company.
Represented cell phone exporter in cases involving allegations of money laundering through the Black Market Peso Exchange in Colombia.  Won full acquittal at trial.
Represented former executive of stock brokerage in Venezuela in Miami lawsuit alleging fraudulent transfers from Venezuela to Miami by the client. Won dismissal of lawsuit against the client in Miami because Court found that lawsuit properly belonged in Venezuelan courts.
​Represented London based auto importer in fraud and civil theft case against Florida auto broker who took funds and failed to deliver autos. Obtained civil theft judgment.
Represented seafood importer  in state court civil litigation against competitor who was involved in diverting a container load of frozen fish from Brazil that belonged to the importer. Won jury verdict for damages in favor of seafood importer.
Represented U.S importer of tainted pet food ingredients from China in a criminal prosecution.
Counsel to seafood importers in both business disputes with suppliers and in regard to FDA holds and administrative actions.
Counsel to shippers and carriers in cargo loss/damage cases.
Represented importers in regard to liquidated damages, penalties and seizure cases, as a result of violations of customs law.
Represented exporters who have had funds seized from accounts due to the deposit of tainted funds as a result of trade-based money laundering.
Represented exporters in regard to alleged frauds involving the Export-Import Bank of the United States.
Represented exporters in regard to export violations involving shipments of controlled products to embargoed countries or without required licenses.