Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg, P.A., is proud to announce the selection of attorney Lenny Feldman as general counsel for the National Customs Brokers and Forwarders Association of America. ST&R will also continue to serve as customs counsel for the NCBFAA.
“I am honored to serve NCBFAA in this additional role,” said Feldman, a senior member of ST&R who also serves on the firm’s Operating Committee. “The association leads the trade community in influencing federal regulation and legislation governing trade and in collaborating with those implementing and enforcing trade policy at all levels throughout the federal government. I am energized and ready to further support the Association as general counsel.”
“We are extremely pleased that Lenny has accepted the role as general counsel,” NCBFAA Executive Vice President Megan Montgomery said. “He has become an invaluable, trusted and well-respected advisor to so many of us, and we look forward to reaching even more goals together with his guidance and thoughtfulness.”
Feldman recent served as co-chair of the 15th Commercial Customs Operations Advisory Committee and as co-chair of the 14th COAC’s Trade Modernization Subcommittee. He has also led numerous COAC working groups, including on forced labor, intellectual property rights, e-commerce, broker regulatory reform, trade modernization, and trade partnership programs. He advises customs brokers, freight forwarders, importers, exporters, carriers, and sureties to develop and adopt best practices and compliance programs in the import and export context and to effectively resolve enforcement issues.
Established in 1897 in New York and now headquartered in the Washington, D.C. area, the NCBFAA is an effective national voice for the trade logistics industry. The organization represents more than 1,000 member companies, including the nation's leading freight forwarders, customs brokers, ocean transportation intermediaries, non-vessel-operating common carriers, and air cargo agents, that together serve more than 250,000 importers and exporters.
ST&R is the largest dedicated international trade, customs, and export law firm in the world and has set the standard for international trade lawyers and consultants since its founding in 1977. Clients worldwide, including governments, manufacturers, importers, exporters, customs brokers, freight forwarders, and sureties, rely on ST&R’s comprehensive and effective services to succeed amid the constantly changing demands of global trade.
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