JASON M. KENNER is a Member of Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg and leads the firm’s Litigation Practice. He oversees the firm’s efforts to secure favorable results for clients in court proceedings involving the full range of customs and trade issues. Mr. Kenner is located in New York.
Prior to joining ST&R, Mr. Kenner served as a trial attorney and then senior trial counsel for the International Trade Field Office in the Justice Department’s Civil Division. He was responsible for all aspects of litigation in customs-related matters including classification, valuation, drawback, and country of origin. Additionally, over the last several years of his nearly 15-year career at DOJ, he worked extensively with the Department’s Trade Fraud Task Force on customs penalty related matters.
Mr. Kenner began his legal career as an Assistant Corporation Counsel with the New York City Law Department defending the City of New York in civil lawsuits. As an ACC, Mr. Kenner litigated extensively and achieved many favorable resolutions including defense verdicts and settlements.
Mr. Kenner holds a J.D. from St. John’s University School of Law, where he graduated cum laude, and a B.A. in public justice from Oswego State University. He has been admitted to the bar in New York state, the Court of International Trade, the Central District of California, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals and the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.