Practice Areas: Fines, Penalties and Forfeitures

Understanding the commercial harm associated with held shipments, we represent U.S. and foreign companies before Customs to promptly navigate through holds and inspections to help keep product moving. Furthermore, we represent importers who are experiencing a Customs enforcement action. Whether subject to Customs’ seizure/forfeiture or liquidated damages, we work to understand the unique aspects of each case and protect importers’ rights and interests. Additionally, we handle civil monetary penalty actions for our clients.

  • Section 592 and Section 595a Penalty Defense
  • Broker Penalties and Defense
  • Claims for Liquidated Damages Defense
  • Currency Seizures and Recovery
  • Litigation and Appeals
  • Monetary Penalty Defense for Cargo and Passenger
  • Seizures, Investigations and Recovery