- 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
- Law360 Rising Star, 2018
- DC Bar Capital Pro Bono Honor Roll, 2018
- Legal 500: Litigation: International Trade, 2015
District of Columbia
- Judicial Law Clerk, Inter-American Court of Human Rights (Organization of American States), San Jose, Costa Rica
Richard Mojica was quoted on the recent spike in the Office of the United States Trade Representative's (USTR's) denials of tariff exemptions for companies looking to import merchandise from China.
Richard Mojica will speak at the American Conference Institute (ACI) Customs Compliance Industry Exchange Conference on November 21, 2019, in Washington, DC.
Washington, DC, October
Richard Mojica and Collmann Griffin will speak at the Long Island Import Export Association May Conference on May 15, 2019, in Woodbury, NY. Mojica and Griffin will present the topic, "Mid-Year Up
Richard Mojica commented on the scores of businesses hiring trade specialists to help them convince the U.S.
In a March 25, 2020 Federal Register Notice, the Of
On October 11, 2019, the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) will begin accepting petitions for duty suspensions or reductions under the Miscellaneous Tariff Bill (MTB). Under the MTB, U.S.
On July 1, 2019, the Office of the U.S.