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Kevin W. Leonard

ASSOCIATE

Kevin W. Leonard is an Associate in the New York office. Prior to entering private practice, he spent six years with US Customs and Border Protection (formerly the US Customs Service) as an Import Specialist in New York. He represents clients before US Customs and Border Protection in connection with focused assessments and advocates for clients in adverse actions such as civil penalties, liquidated damages, seizures, redelivery notices, detentions, etc. He has extensive experience assisting companies and their overseas business partners implementing and maintaining duty savings programs.

EXPERIENCE

AUTHOR

Book Chapter – “United States” (with Alan G. Lebowitz and Amanda Hector), Border Control of Intellectual Property Rights, London: Sweet & Maxwell 65 – 78 (2005)

INSTRUCTOR

"Tariff Classifications & Custom Valuation," World Trade Institute, Pace University (2004-2005)

COURT ADMISSIONS

US Court of International Trade (2000)

US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (2000)

STATE BAR MEMBERSHIPS

New York (1999)

Massachusetts (1999)

EDUCATION

New York Law School J.D. magna cum laude (1998)

University of Massachusetts at Amherst B.A. cum laude (1992)