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Expanding Trade and Customs Firm Adds Two Attorneys

Friday, January 18, 2013
STR Press Release

Miami, FL – Jan. 18, 2013 Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg P.A. (ST&R), a leading international trade and customs consulting firm, is pleased to announce the addition of attorneys Rob DeCamp and Emily Simon. DeCamp will join the firm’s growing New York City office, where he will be part of an already formidable team that focuses on customs and trade representation and litigation. Simon will add to the firm’s customs and international trade compliance capabilities from its Washington, D.C., office.

“For more than 35 years ST&R’s reputation for superior service has been built on the hard work of top-notch professionals, and that’s why we’re excited to bring Rob and Emily on board,” said ST&R Managing Attorney Thomas G. Travis. “As global trade continues to recover, more businesses are anxious to take part but mindful of the many pitfalls. Rob and Emily will further increase our ability to help companies comply with the rules while finding creative ways to improve their profitability.”

DeCamp is a member of the bar in New York and Connecticut and is admitted to practice before the Court of International Trade. He holds a J.D. from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law and a B.A. from Binghamton University. He has authored articles appearing in World Wide Shipping magazine and the U.S. Customs House Guide on subjects such as European Union expansion, customs and trade law, and the implications of Sarbanes-Oxley for U.S. corporations. He has also given public presentations on overcoming legal and regulatory speed bumps in the supply chain and the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act of 2008.

Simon most recently served as an associate with a large international law firm and began her career as an attorney with U.S. Customs and Border Protection, where she served in both the Entry Process and Duty Refunds Branch and the Tariff Classification and Marking Branch. She holds a J.D. from The George Washington University Law School as well as bachelor of arts degrees in political science and French from Louisiana State University and a political studies certificate from the Institut d’Etudes Politiques in France. She is admitted to practice before the U.S. Supreme Court, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and the U.S. Court of International Trade and has been admitted to the bar in the District of Columbia and New York. She is a member of the American Bar Association (including the International Law and Practice Section and the Customs Law Subcommittee), the Customs Lawyers Association (having served as secretary and treasurer) and the International Compliance Professionals Association.

Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg, P.A. (ST&R) is a customs and international trade law firm concentrating its practice in assisting clients with the movement of goods, personnel and ideas across international borders. ST&R provides governments, manufacturers, importers, exporters and retailers the advice and counsel they require to succeed amid the constantly changing demands of global trade.

Sandler & Travis Trade Advisory Services Inc. (STTAS), which is affiliated with ST&R, is recognized as the leading provider of customs and international trade advisory services to the public and private sectors. STTAS offers hands-on global import/export solutions for multinational companies eager to increase their ability to move merchandise across international borders in an efficient, seamless and compliant manner. STTAS also assists governments throughout the world in building customs agencies and procedures that expand import and export capabilities, reduce risk factors and comply with international standards.

Combined, ST&R and STTAS are currently the largest provider of customs and international trade services worldwide with more than 600 global trade professionals located in 12 offices in six countries. Our success is based on a combination of unsurpassed domain expertise, proprietary technology and business process best practices.  

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