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Laura Siegel Rabinowitz Joins Greenberg Traurig’s International Trade Practice in New York

NEW YORK – Oct. 3, 2019 – Laura Siegel Rabinowitz has joined the New York office of global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP as a shareholder in its International Trade Practice.  She was special counsel at Kelley Drye & Warren, LLP prior to joining the firm.

Prior to entering private practice, Siegel Rabinowitz served as an attorney with U.S. Customs’ Office of the Assistant Chief Counsel, representing Customs in litigation in the Court of International Trade. 

“Her knowledge of global customs law is extensive and addresses key issues for our clients,” said Irwin P. Altschuler, chair of the firm’s International Trade Practice.  

“Greenberg Traurig’s global reputation, specifically in the international trade arena and its well-known culture of collaboration across sectors and markets, drew me to the firm,” Siegel Rabinowitz said.

Siegel Rabinowitz counsels domestic and multinational businesses on complex supply chain issues and other complicated challenges associated with trade, including mitigation of increased duty liability and compliance matters. She works with clients on mitigating tariffs on Chinese-made and other products, including steel and aluminum. Siegel Rabinowitz helps clients navigate the maze of regulations, customs, and other government agency scrutiny, as well as the broad array of commercial and enforcement laws and policies administered by U.S. Customs and Border Protection, including trade compliance and audit programs, and duty savings initiatives such as free trade agreements and the use of “first sale.” Her practice also includes advising on the enforcement of antidumping and countervailing duties and extends to audits, marking, penalty defense, valuation, tariff classification, entry procedures, and antiterrorism initiatives. She advises on other import requirements administered by federal agencies including the Food and Drug Administration, Consumer Product Safety Commission, and Environmental Protection Agency. She also advises clients on international trade supply chain projects, including multinational importers, exporters, manufacturers, retailers, customs brokers, and freight forwarders.

Siegel Rabinowitz received her J.D. from Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law and her B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania.

International Trade Practice: Greenberg Traurig helps clients promote global trade and lower trade barriers. The International Trade Practice works throughout numerous countries on trade policies, remedies, negotiations, disputes and other commercial issues as part of Greenberg Traurig's International Practice. The group is marked by a combination of experience and insight in strategic trade consulting and representation on issues relating to the World Trade Organization’s global trade rules. 

About Greenberg Traurig: Greenberg Traurig, LLP (GT) has more than 2,100 attorneys in 41 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. GT has been recognized for its philanthropic giving, diversity, and innovation, and is consistently among the largest firms in the U.S. on the Law360 400 and among the Top 20 on the Am Law Global 100. Web: Twitter: @GT_Law.