Lenny P. Feldman

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Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg, P.A.

Areas of Practice

Admitted to practice

  • Court of International Trade
  • Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

State Bar Memberships

Education

University of Florida
J.D., 1991

Emory University
B.A., Economics, Anthropology and Spanish, 1988

Honors & Awards

  • Legal/law honoree, 2011 “Salute to Miami’s Leaders” by the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce
  • Best of Miami in International Business 2009 by Miami Today
  • Florida Customs Brokers and Forwarders Association’s 2008 Person of the Year
  • American Apparel and & Footwear Association
  • Florida World Trade Month – Governor & Lieutenant Governor’s Trade Barriers Forum
  • Florida District Export Council
  • World Trade Center Miami – Air & Sea Cargo, Food and Beverage Show
  • Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce
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LENNY FELDMAN is the Managing Member of Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg, P.A.’s Miami office and a member of the firm's Operating Committee. He currently serves as one of 20 members of the Advisory Committee on Commercial Operations to U.S. Customs and Border Protection (COAC) and as chairman of the board of World Trade Center Miami.

Mr. Feldman innovatively and resourcefully resolves complex issues pertaining to import classification and valuation, seizures and penalties, trade preference qualification, intellectual property, importer/broker compliance, export controls and C-TPAT/border security. He also assists clients with regulatory issues involving import compliance and enforcement with U.S. Customs and Border Protection, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement and the Department of Homeland Security; export compliance and enforcement with the Census Bureau, the Office of Foreign Assets Controls, the Bureau of Industry and Security, the Directorate of Defense Trade Controls and the Transportation Security Administration; and product safety and admissibility with the Food and Drug Administration, the Environmental Protection Agency, the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau and the Consumer Product Safety Commission. He is a leader in educating business officials and key Florida elected officials on the local, state and federal levels concerning international trade and business reform.

Prior to joining the Firm, Mr. Feldman was a senior attorney with the U.S. Customs Service (now CBP) in Washington, D.C., from 1991 to 2000. While serving in the Penalties, Value and General Classification branches at CBP headquarters, he issued several hundred national guidelines, directives and administrative rulings. He also consulted with foreign customs and trade officials throughout South America, Europe, Asia and the Middle East. The vice president of the United States, the World Customs Organization and numerous countries recognized him for these efforts.

After leaving Customs, Mr. Feldman served as the chief compliance officer and vice president, international, for a trade and logistics software development company from 2000 to 2001. He was responsible for content and automation pertaining to the trade laws of over 100 countries.

Lectures and Forums

National Customs Brokers and Forwarders Association of America

Florida, Laredo, Atlanta and Savannah broker and forwarder associations

International Compliance Professionals Association

American Apparel and & Footwear Association

Florida World Trade Month – Governor & Lieutenant Governor’s Trade Barriers Forum

Florida District Export Council

World Trade Center Miami – Air & Sea Cargo, Food and Beverage Show

Miami Beach International Fashion Week

Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce

Professional Associations

World Trade Center Miami

- Chairman of the Board

Florida Customs Brokers & Forwarders

- legal counsel

International Council of Fashion Designers

- board of directors

South Florida District Export Council

- board of directors

Miami-Dade Office of Economic Development and International Trade

- board of directors

Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals

- board of directors

Customs & International Headlines