A. BESSICH, ESQ., is a founding member of the firm who practices
customs and international trade law and has extensive experience
representing clients engaged in the international movement
of goods into and from the United States.
Bessich served with U.S. Customs in New York for nearly
ten years, including a three-year tenure as a National Import
Specialist. Since leaving Customs, he has provided counsel
exclusively in the areas of customs, international trade,
and federal regulatory matters both to foreign and domestic
Bessich has represented both U.S. and foreign-based clients
before U.S. Customs and other federal agencies, including
the Foreign Assets Control Office of the Treasury Department,
the U.S. International Trade Administration, the Environmental
Protection Agency, the Department of Transportation, the
Department of Agriculture, the Food and Drug Administration,
the Federal Trade Commission, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife
Service, and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms.
Mr. Bessich has extensive experience in conducting both
product and transaction reviews, obtaining binding ruling
letters, contesting increased duty assessments, responding
to government audits and investigations, C-TPAT certification
and defending clients involved in liquidated damages, penalty
or seizure, and forfeiture proceedings.
Bessich is a graduate of St. Francis College and St. John's
University School of Law. He is a member of the American
Bar Association, the New York State Bar Association, and
Customs and International Trade Bar Association. Mr. Bessich
is admitted to practice before the courts of New York, the
U.S. Court of International Trade, the U.S. District Courts
for the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York, the
Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in Washington,
D.C., and the U.S. Supreme Court. He has lectured on customs
and international trade subjects for the World Trade Institute,
the American Association of Exporters and Importers, and
the U.S. Customs Service. Mr. Bessich is conversant in Italian.
Mr. Bessich can be reached at email@example.com.
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