Mark J. Segrist

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Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg, P.A.

Areas of Practice

Bar associations

  • Chicago Bar Association
    - Customs and International Trade Law Committee, chair (present), vice-chair (past)

Admitted to practice

  • U.S. Court of International Trade
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
  • Circuit Court of Cook County, Ill

State Bar Memberships


The John Marshall Law School

University of Nebraska, Lincoln
B.A., International Business

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MARK J. SEGRIST is a member of Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg, P.A. His practice is focused primarily on import and export trade law and assisting clients in acquiring duty-saving benefits under the First Sale Rule.

With regard to imports, Mr. Segrist’s practice focuses primarily on providing strategic advice and counsel to a wide range of multinational clients on international trade and customs law matters, including classification, valuation, product marking and labeling, prior disclosures, penalty mitigation, CF-28/29s, protests, corporate manuals and training, C-TPAT certification and validation, and merchandise qualification for duty-free treatment under free trade agreements and other trade preference programs. He also has extensive experience assisting clients in properly structuring multi-tiered transactions to maximize lawful duty savings under the First Sale Rule.

With regard to exports, Mr. Segrist has experience ascertaining ECCN and OFAC licensing requirements for U.S. exporters.

Mr. Segrist holds a J.D. from the John Marshall Law School and a B.S. in business administration from the University of Nebraska. He is admitted to practice before the U.S. Court of International Trade, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois and the Illinois Supreme Court. He is a member of the bar in Illinois, the Chicago Bar Association’s Customs and International Trade Law Committee, and the Chicago Customs Brokers and Forwarders Association. He is proficient in German.


“Trade Wars: Mexico Strikes Back and Levels Retaliatory Tariffs on a Wide Range of U.S. Exports,” International Law Student News, published by the ABA Section of International Law, Vol 1, Issue 1 (Spring 2009).

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