Jennifer Diaz is a Board Certified International Attorney who is considered an “expert” in international law by the Florida Bar. She joins an elite group of Board Certified International attorneys in Florida and is among the youngest attorneys to accomplish this feat.
Ms. Diaz is an expert in working with the many Federal agencies including the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA), U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) regulating trade. She handles issues relating to “pre-compliance” including assuring compliance with federal government agencies and intellectual property right (IPR) protection, including registration and recordation of IPR is accomplished prior to importation. She successfully navigates clients to assure compliance with CBP. This includes proper assessment of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS), country of origin labeling, valuation and free trade agreement usage. Jennifer frequently assists companies in applying for and being accepted in the Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (C-TPAT) program. She assures companies are in compliance with FDA and reviews product labeling, assists with registration and any necessary pre-market approval requirements for cosmetic, over the counter drug, dietary supplements, tobacco and medical device products. She specializes in assisting in mitigating the impact of enforcement actions by federal government agencies. She successfully handles FDA voluntary recalls, removal from FDA’s import alert list, seizures, forfeitures, and mitigation of fines and penalties by CBP.