David E. Cohen

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Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg, P.A.

Areas of Practice

Admitted to practice

  • U.S. Court of Appeals, federal and District of Columbia circuits Court of International Trade
  • U.S. District Court, District of Columbia and Eastern District of Wisconsin

State Bar Memberships

Education

Marquette University Law School
J.D., 1992

University of Wisconsin
BBA (Finance and Risk Management), 1989

Honors & Awards

  • 2016 Founder's Award
    State Bar of Wisconsin
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DAVID E. COHEN is a member of Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg, P.A., resident in its Washington, D.C., office. He is also a member of the Firm's Operating Committee.

Mr. Cohen's practice focuses on providing strategic advice to a wide range of clients on international trade and customs law matters including valuation, preference programs and customs audits. In particular, he assists companies in structuring multi-tiered transactions to maximize lawful duty savings transactions. Mr. Cohen also works closely with the firm’s Trade Negotiations and Legislative Affairs practice on issues such as the development and implementation of trade laws and regulations and representation of client interests before federal agencies and judicial bodies.

Before joining the Firm, Mr. Cohen served as an attorney for the U.S. Customs Service’s Office of Regulations and Rulings from 1993 to 1999, where he concentrated on customs and international trade matters. During his tenure at Customs headquarters, he was affiliated with the Carrier Rulings Branch, the Special Classification and Marking Branch and the Value Branch.

Mr. Cohen holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in finance and risk management from the University of Wisconsin and a Juris Doctor from Marquette University Law School, where he was student articles editor of the Marquette Law Review. He is admitted to practice before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal and District of Columbia circuits, the U.S. Court of International Trade, and U.S. District Court in the District of Columbia and the Eastern District of Wisconsin. He is the author of The Community Reinvestment Act, Asset or Liability?, which was published in the spring 1992 issue of the Marquette Law Review.

Speaking Engagements

Publications

"The Community Reinvestment Act, Asset or Liability?," Marquette Law Review, spring 1992

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