Amanda Simpson

ASSOCIATE

Amanda Simpson is an Associate in the Firm’s New York office. Her practice is focused on customs and trade law. Ms. Simpson has assisted in first sale valuations, Dominican Republic—Central America—United States Free Trade Agreement benefits eligibility, merchandise classification under the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States, and the regulation of wildlife products.

Prior to attending law school, Ms. Simpson worked in merchandising and production of men’s and women’s apparel at Armani Exchange. As a law student, she spent two years interning with GDLSK in addition to performing internships with the general counsel offices of Stuart Weitzman, LLC and Gucci America, Inc. In her final year of law school, Ms. Simpson completed a field study on export laws and export controls in Havana, Cuba.

EXPERIENCE

AUTHOR
"A Discussion of 2009 and 2010 Cases Decided Under the United States Court of International Trade's 28 U.S.C. § 1581(a) Jurisdiction," 43 Geo. J. Int’l L. 107 (2011)

"Import and Customs Issues in Fashion, Fashion Law: A Guide for Designers, Fashion Executives, and Attorneys," 302-321” Guillermo C. Jimenez and Barbara Kolsun eds. (2nd ed. 2014) Please click here to see the companion fashion law blog.

STATE BAR MEMBERSHIPS
New Jersey (2012)
New York (2013)

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS
Association of the Bar of the City of New York, International Trade Committee

EDUCATION

Hofstra Law School J.D. (2012)
Fashion Institute of Technology B.S. magna cum laude (2006)
Fashion Institute of Technology A.A.S. summa cum laude (2004)


CONTACT

New York
599 Lexington Avenue FL 36
New York, NY 10022–7648

email: asimpson@gdlsk.com

Tel: (212) 557-4000
Direct: (212) 973-7736
Fax: (212) 557-4415

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