- 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
- 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
Brian Fleming and Richard Mojica will present a moderated discussion on the legal implications of the U.S.-China trade war for the Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) in Nashville, TN, on April
Alejandra Montenegro Almonte and Richard Mojica will speak at the Tax Executives Institute (TEI) Dallas Chapter Mexico/Latin America Breakfast Meeting on March 19, 2019, in Dallas, TX.
Loren Ponds and Richard Mojica will speak at the Transfer Pricing Minds Americas conference on February 26, 2019, in Miami.
Richard Mojica commented on the Trump administration's imposition of tariffs and how they will impact companies' ability to do business.
Richard Mojica will speak as part of a panel on the Strafford webinar, "U.S.-China Trade Tariffs: Country of Origin, Substantial Transformation, and Risk Mitigation," on December 12, 2018.
On December 28, 2018, the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) published a list of 31 products that were granted a one-year exclusion from the tariffs imposed on Chinese goods pu
Over the past week, the United States Trade Representative (USTR) and Department of Commerce Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) took three separate actions that will impact imports of goods from
The Trump Administration's aggressive use of tariffs as a negotiating tool against U.S.
On July 6, 2018, the United States implemented a 25 percent ad valorem tariff on products from China classified in 818 subheadings of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (H
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