- J.D.DePaul University College of Law2007
- B.A.University of Michigancum laude2004
Richard Mojica counsels U.S. and international companies on how to minimize the cost of importing merchandise into the United States through strategic customs planning and duty-savings programs. Companies also turn to Mr. Mojica for counseling on matters including customs audits and investigations, penalty proceedings, voluntary disclosures, anti-dumping (AD)/countervailing duty (CVD) enforcement, trade-focused merger and acquisition due diligence, and compliance assessments. He has also represented clients in litigation before the U.S. Court of International Trade.
Mr. Mojica has a successful track record of helping companies develop and implement customs compliance programs covering topics such as tariff classification, valuation, free trade agreements, country of origin marking, intellectual property rights (IPR) enforcement, duty drawback, and AD/CVD orders.
In addition, Mr. Mojica advises clients on U.S. anti-corruption compliance matters, particularly those involving customs-related issues and the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA). He routinely assists with internal investigations in Latin America given his language skills and familiarity with the local culture.
Mr. Mojica previously served as an attorney with U.S. Customs and Border Protection's (CBP's) Office of Regulations and Rulings. While at CBP, Mr. Mojica was a U.S. delegate to the World Customs Organization in Brussels. Prior to joining Miller & Chevalier, he was in private practice at Baker McKenzie.
- Attorney-Advisor, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of International Trade - Regulations & Rulings, 2008 - 2012
- Chambers USA: International Trade: Customs (Nationwide), 2021
- Law360 Rising Star, 2018
- DC Bar Capital Pro Bono Honor Roll, 2018
- Legal 500: Litigation: International Trade, 2015
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- Judicial Law Clerk, Inter-American Court of Human Rights (Organization of American States), San Jose, Costa Rica
Richard Mojica will speak at EUCI's virtual program, Solar Supply Chain Essentials: Problems and Paths Forward
Richard Mojica commented on the Biden administration's restart of a process to secure exclusions from tariffs on Chinese goods. U.S.
Richard Mojica discussed how tariff and trade restrictions on solar panels could curtail deployment of clean energy needed to hit President Biden's climate goals.
Richard Mojica will present, "Advanced Classification: Case Studies and Tips on Filing Ruling Requests," at the Advanced Topics in Customs Compliance (ATCC) Conference on September 24, 2021.
Richard Mojica will participate in a ROTH Capital Partners webinar titled, "WRO Enforcement - What's Next?" on August 19, 2021.
Human rights due diligence is becoming an increasingly critical priority for multinational companies. In addition to the growing acceptance of companies' important role in respecting human rights,
U.S. Customs and Border Protection's (CBP) enforcement of the Anti-Forced Labor Statute (19 USC § 1307) continues full speed ahead.
The Office of the U.S.
In June, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) issued a Withhold Release Order (WRO) on silica-based products produced by Hoshine Silicon Industry Co. Ltd. (Hoshine) and its subsidiaries.
The Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Council published a proposed rule on July 30, 2021 to ove