As Diaz Trade Law continues to expand, we are seeking qualified import, export, and FDA attorneys as well as trade professionals and staff to join our growing team. If there isn’t an appropriate opportunity below, feel free to contact us and tell us why you think Diaz Trade Law should be your next career move.

Current Opportunities

Diaz Trade Law Seeks Of Counsel Attorneys

About Diaz Trade Law

A boutique law firm with a track record of success, Diaz Trade Law has rapidly become one of the nation’s leading Customs and International Trade Law firms. With a combined six decades of experience, Diaz Trade Law’s diverse team of attorneys specialize in all aspects of U.S. federal trade law, from compliance to resolution of urgent issues. Diaz Trade Law represents clients from around the world—from small firms to the Fortune 500—while the firm’s Spanish- and English-speaking staff is ideal for clients operating in Latin American markets. Our DTL team thrives on maintaining a savvy, reliable, and energetic workplace to execute our business and client needs. We are a fast-paced, team-driven firm, with a knack for making our clients happy with successful results.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:s

  • Be a team player!
  • Provide advice to clients, in a variety of industries
  • Lead and manage client projects 
  • Support marketing by participating in training, drafting articles and blogs. 
  • Research, write, and review advice.
  • Aid in the management, career development and training of team members.
  • Provide leadership to associates and law clerks and assist in reviewing their work.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum five years of recent direct experience in any of the following areas of expertise:
    • Customs Law
    • FDA Law
    • Export Controls
    • Antidumping/Countervailing Duties
    • Intellectual Property
    • Civil Litigation
    • Corporate Law 
    • White Collar Criminal Law 
  • JD Degree from an ABA-accredited law school and member in good standing in any state Bar.

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Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Be a team player!
  • Provide advice to clients, in a variety of industries
  • Lead and manage client projects
  • Support marketing by participating in training, drafting articles and blogs.
  • Research, write, and review advice.
  • Aid in the management, career development and training of team members.
  • Provide leadership to associates and law clerks and assist in reviewing their work.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum five years of recent direct experience in Customs Law
  • Must have expertise in the following:
    • Detention/Seizure cases
    • IPR Penalty cases
    • Liquidated Damages/Penalty cases
    • Responses to CBP Form 4647
    • CBP 28/29 & Protests
    • Prior Disclosures
    • HTS classification
    • Binding Ruling request submissions
    • CTPAT
    • FTZ/Bonded warehouse applications
  • JD Degree from an ABA-accredited law school and member in good standing in any state Bar.
  • Portable business a plus (with hefty origination bonus)

Ready to Apply and learn about our generous benefits?

About Diaz Trade Law

A boutique law firm with a track record of success, Diaz Trade Law has rapidly become one of the nation’s leading Customs and International Trade Law firms. With a combined six decades of experience, Diaz Trade Law’s diverse team of attorneys specialize in all aspects of U.S. federal trade law, from compliance to resolution of urgent issues. Diaz Trade Law represents clients from around the world—from small firms to the Fortune 500—while the firm’s Spanish- and English-speaking staff is ideal for clients operating in Latin American markets. Our DTL team thrives on maintaining a savvy, reliable, and energetic workplace to execute our business and client needs. We are a fast-paced, team-driven firm, with a knack for making our clients happy with successful results.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide advice to clients, in a variety of industries, on trade compliance matters (i.e., import and/or export matters).
  • Lead and manage client projects including trade compliance audits, reviews, program development and training among other areas.
  • Support marketing by drafting articles and blogs. 
  • Research, write, and review advice.
  • Aid in the management, career development and training of team members.
  • Provide leadership to law clerks and review their work.

Qualifications

  • Minimum three years of recent direct experience in customs and international trade law (prior government experience helpful). 
  • JD Degree from an ABA-accredited law school and member in good standing in any state Bar.
  • Must be comfortable having direct client contact, prioritize client requests, and meet deadlines.
  • Must be able to work both independently and with a team.
  • Outstanding and in-depth experience with U.S. import and export control regulations with the ability to address complex matters with practical advice and solutions
  • Understand U.S. Customs and Border protection laws and regulations including (but not limited to):
    • the U.S. Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the U.S. (HTSUS), 
    • U.S. customs valuation requirements, 
    • country of origin marking rules, 
    • CBP’s forced labor rules, 
    • intellectual property rights including recordations with CBP, 
    • detention/seizure cases, 
    • mitigating penalty or liquidated damages notices, 
    • filing prior disclosures with CBP, and
    • developing import compliance and training programs.
  • General export control and sanctions experience (but not limited to):
    • export compliance (e.g., EAR and ITAR) including deemed exports, 
    • export jurisdiction and classification of complex products,
    • licenses and other ITAR/EAR export authorizations, 
    • export control compliance audits/review and assessments, 
    • voluntary self-disclosures, 
    • advisory opinion requests, 
    • classification and developing a trade compliance framework
    • technology control plans, 
    • negotiating Consent Agreements, 
    • Congressional Notification,
    • EAR de minimis guidelines and developing sustainable export compliance programs 
  • Excellent interpersonal, time management, written and verbal communication/presentation skills with strong technical skills 

Want to Learn More about Diaz Trade Law?

Ready to Apply?

  • Manager is vaccinated, office has a COVID-19 policy.
  • Please email your resume in confidence, along with salary requirements, to jen@diaztradelaw.com.

About Diaz Trade Law

A boutique law firm with a track record of success, Diaz Trade Law has rapidly become one of the nation’s leading Customs and International Trade Law firms. Diaz Trade Law’s diverse team of attorneys specialize in all aspects of U.S. federal trade law, from compliance to resolution of urgent issues. Diaz Trade Law represents clients from around the world—from small firms to the Fortune 500—while the firm’s Spanish- and English-speaking staff is ideal for clients operating in Latin American markets. Our DTL team thrives on maintaining a savvy, reliable, and energetic workplace to execute our business and client needs. We are a fast-paced, team-driven firm with a knack for making our clients happy with successful results.

Job summary

We are currently seeking a skilled Trade Compliance Professional to join our team. The ideal candidate will possess hands-on industry expertise and a robust understanding of international trade regulations and compliance requirements. This role requires experience advising clients on customs and trade compliance matters, with a focus on import and export responsibilities.

Key qualifications include holding a customs broker’s license and possessing export compliance experience, including filing EAR and ITAR licenses for export/defense-side compliance.

As a Trade Compliance Professional, you will be responsible for providing import and export compliance advisory services, ensuring strict adherence to all relevant regulations and requirements. This role involves collaborating and addressing trade compliance challenges, staying updated on changes in trade regulations, and providing guidance on import and export documentation and whether export licenses are required.

If you are a proactive and knowledgeable professional with a passion for ensuring compliance and supporting clients in navigating complex trade regulations, we encourage you to apply for this rewarding opportunity.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

Responsibilities:
• Advise clients on trade compliance matters, including customs laws, export controls, economic sanctions, and international trade regulations.
• Conduct compliance audits and assessments to evaluate clients’ adherence to trade regulations and identify areas for improvement.
• Assist clients in obtaining necessary licenses and permits for import and export activities.
• Provide guidance on the classification of goods for customs purposes and determining eligibility for preferential trade programs.
• Develop and implement trade compliance policies and procedures tailored to client’s specific needs and industry sectors.
• Keep abreast of changes in trade regulations and advising clients on potential impacts and necessary adjustments.
• Assist clients in responding to inquiries and investigations from regulatory authorities related to trade compliance matters.
• Conduct training sessions and workshops for clients to educate them on trade compliance requirements and best practices.
• Collaborate with attorneys within the law firm to provide comprehensive legal advice and support to clients on trade-related matters.

Requirements:

• Bachelor’s degree in business, international trade, supply chain management, or a related field.
• Minimum of 3 years of experience in trade compliance or a similar role, with familiarity with relevant agencies such as the U.S. Department of Commerce, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, and the Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS), is essential.
• Strong understanding of global trade regulations, including customs laws, export controls, and economic sanctions.
• Knowledge of import and export compliance advisory services, with experience as the #1 corporate trade compliance leader at an importer preferred.
• Familiarity with FTZs, duty drawback, and retail importers is helpful.
• Experience implementing systems and processes to enhance trade compliance capabilities.
• Licensed Customs Broker preferred.
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to interact confidently with clients and internal teams.
• Hands-on experience filing EAR and ITAR licenses is required for export/defense-side compliance.

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Ready to Apply?

•Please email your resume in confidence, along with salary requirements, to alexandra@diaztradelaw.com.

About Diaz Trade Law

A boutique law firm with a track record of success, Diaz Trade Law has rapidly become one of the nation’s leading Customs and International Trade Law firms. With a combined six decades of experience, Diaz Trade Law’s diverse team of attorneys specialize in all aspects of U.S. federal trade law, from compliance to resolution of urgent issues. Diaz Trade Law represents clients from around the world—from small firms to the Fortune 500—while the firm’s Spanish- and English-speaking staff is ideal for clients operating in Latin American markets. Our DTL team thrives on maintaining a savvy, reliable, and energetic workplace to execute our business and client needs. We are a fast-paced, team-driven firm, with a knack for making our clients happy with successful results.

Requirements

  • Must be a J.D. or LLM student
  • Strong research and writing skills
  • Demonstrated interest in international trade/international business law
  • Ability to work remotely, remain communicative, accountable, and deadline-oriented
  • Must have your own computer and strong Wi-Fi (strongly prefer PCs); and have MS suite installed on your computer
  • Team player
  • Available to work between 20-40 hours a week with availability on Mondays from 11AM – 3PM ET
  • Ability to receive academic credit for this position
  • Preferred: Bilingual (English/Spanish)

Responsibilities

  • Legal research and writing to assist clients in a wide range of customs and international trade issues involving several federal agencies 
  • Provide emails to clients, produce memos, draft letters and submissions to federal agencies, etc. 
  • Contribute an article a week to our widely read Customs & International Trade Law Blog, which is archived by the U.S. Library of Congress 

Want to Learn More?

Ready to Apply?

Send resume, cover letter, and writing sample to alexandra@diaztradelaw.com. Please note that the ability to receive academic credit is a prerequisite for selection. Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis. 

About Diaz Trade Law

A boutique law firm with a track record of success, Diaz Trade Law has rapidly become one of the nation’s leading Customs and International Trade Law firms. With a combined six decades of experience, Diaz Trade Law’s diverse team of attorneys specialize in all aspects of U.S. federal trade law, from compliance to resolution of urgent issues. Diaz Trade Law represents clients from around the world—from small firms to the Fortune 500—while the firm’s Spanish- and English-speaking staff is ideal for clients operating in Latin American markets. Our DTL team thrives on maintaining a savvy, reliable, and energetic workplace to execute our business and client needs. We are a fast-paced, team-driven firm, with a knack for making our clients happy with successful results.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform legal research
  • Organize and prepare files for submission to government agencies 
  • Request updates on case files from government agencies
  • Track case progression on weekly basis and develop reporting of same
  • Audit Clio Manage and Clio Grow
  • Calendar and oversee client’s deadlines and responses 
  • Draft Power of Attorneys, Letters of Representation and Extension Requests
  • Advise clients of the current status of their case regularly (per our welcome letter)
  • Create and update letters (knowledge of Microsoft Word)
  • Draft letters to government agencies 
  • Setup client’s ACE account, download, customize, and analyze ACE reports
  • Assist with the review and calculations of client’s ACE data for Prior Disclosures
  • Assist client with ACE technical issues
  • Create government accounts for clients (ex. FDA medical device accounts) 
  • File FDA Food Facility Registrations for Domestic and Foreign Facilities
  • Ensure training manuals are updated every 6 months
  • Send intake forms to all new hires
  • Train new staff to the Firm
  • Send survey and close out letter to clients at conclusion of the case (and update Clio on the result)
  • Run weekly KPIs on Consults, New Clients, Referrals and Type of Cases
  • Submit applications to Government Agencies (FOIA, TRIP, Protests, Confidential Manifest)
  • Track A/R collections
  • Track client payments including those with a payment plan
  • Be a team player!

Qualifications:

  • Fluent in Spanish & English 
  • Advance knowledge of Microsoft Office, Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Excel
  • Knowledge of Clio Grow and Manage
  • Internet Research Abilities
  • Tech Savvy
  • Customer Service skills
  • Bachelor’s Degree or substantial and relevant work experience may be substituted for a Bachelor’s Degree. 

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About this Job

A boutique law firm with a track record of success, Diaz Trade Law has rapidly become one of the nation’s leading Customs and International Trade Law firms. With a combined six decades of experience, Diaz Trade Law’s diverse team of attorneys specialize in all aspects of U.S. federal trade law, from compliance to resolution of urgent issues. Diaz Trade Law represents clients from around the world—from small firms to the Fortune 500—while the firm’s Spanish- and English-speaking staff is ideal for clients operating in Latin American markets. Our DTL team thrives on maintaining a savvy, reliable, and energetic workplace to execute our business and client needs. We are a fast-paced, team-driven firm, with a knack for making our clients happy with successful results.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manage the reception operations, acting as the first point of contact for clients and potential clients
  • Greet visitors to the firm
  • Answer phone
  • Provide consultation information to Potential Clients
  • Maintain Clio Grow and Clio Manage
  • Perform new client intake
  • Sell and schedule consultations for Potential Clients
  • Schedule appointments on Microsoft Outlook calendar
  • Register attorneys for events and calendar on Microsoft Outlook 
  • Manage agendas, mail, email, and calls for the President and Associate Attorneys of the Firm
  • Create matters for new clients and keep the administration system updated
  • Send Welcome Letter to new clients
  • Draft Retainers
  • Communicate with U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to determine the Paralegal Specialist or Import Specialist reviewing a case
  • Coordinate calls with clients and U.S. Federal Government Agencies
  • Assist with Firm Newsletter (in Mailchimp)
  • Assist with the setup of Webinars (script, blast for contacts, registration, reports, presentation, calendaring)  
  • Create presentations (knowledge of Microsoft PowerPoint)
  • Assist with navigating government websites 
  • Order and track office supplies
  • Organize and track swag bags inventory
  • Mail prizes to the winner of Instagram trivia
  • Update Blogs
  • Be a team player!

Qualifications:

  • Fluent in Spanish & English 
  • Microsoft Office, Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Excel
  • Knowledge of Clio Grow and Manage
  • Knowledge of Mailchimp
  • Internet Research Abilities
  • Sales Savvy
  • Customer Service skills 
  • Bachelor’s Degree or substantial and relevant work experience may be substituted for a Bachelor’s Degree.

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About this Job

A boutique law firm with a track record of success, Diaz Trade Law has rapidly become one of the nation’s leading Customs and International Trade Law firms. With a combined six decades of experience, Diaz Trade Law’s diverse team of attorneys specialize in all aspects of U.S. federal trade law, from compliance to resolution of urgent issues. Diaz Trade Law represents clients from around the world—from small firms to the Fortune 500—while the firm’s Spanish- and English-speaking staff is ideal for clients operating in Latin American markets. Our DTL team thrives on maintaining a savvy, reliable, and energetic workplace to execute our business and client needs. We are a fast-paced, team-driven firm, with a knack for making our clients happy with successful results.

We are looking for a responsible Personal Assistant to provide personalized secretarial and administrative support in a well-organized and timely manner. You will work on a one-to-one basis on a variety of tasks related to manager’s working life and communication.

Responsibilities

  • Act as the point of contact between the manager and internal/external clients
  • Screen and direct phone calls and distribute correspondence
  • Handle requests and queries appropriately
  • Manage diary and schedule meetings and appointments
  • Make travel arrangements
  • Take dictation and minutes
  • Source office supplies
  • Produce reports, presentations and briefs
  • Assist with office filing and organization
  • Main goal is to find ways to make manager more efficient by handling all administrative tasks for manager

Qualifications

  • Proven work experience as a personal assistant
  • Knowledge of office management systems and procedures
  • MS Office and English proficiency
  • Outstanding organizational and time management skills
  • Up-to-date with latest office gadgets and applications
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize daily workload
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Discretion and confidentiality
  • High School degree
  • PA diploma or certification would be considered an advantage

Want to Learn More about Diaz Trade Law?

Ready to Apply?

  • Manager is vaccinated, office has a COVID-19 policy.
  • Please email your resume in confidence, along with salary requirements, to jen@diaztradelaw.com.

About Diaz Trade Law

A boutique law firm with a track record of success, Diaz Trade Law has rapidly become one of the nation’s leading Customs and International Trade Law firms. With a combined six decades of experience, Diaz Trade Law’s diverse team of attorneys specialize in all aspects of U.S. federal trade law, from compliance to resolution of urgent issues. Diaz Trade Law represents clients from around the world—from small firms to the Fortune 500—while the firm’s Spanish- and English-speaking staff is ideal for clients operating in Latin American markets. Our DTL team thrives on maintaining a savvy, reliable, and energetic workplace to execute our business and client needs. We are a fast-paced, team-driven firm, with a knack for making our clients happy with successful results.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Contributes to marketing strategy by leveraging social media to identify and acquire customers
  • Engages with users on all social media platforms to grow and expand company social media presence on existing platforms including Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, YouTube, and Instagram
  • Reviews and approves marketing and social media campaigns and strategies, including planning, content ideation, and implementation schedules
  • Ensures brand consistency in marketing and social media messages
  • Collects and tags customer data
  • Analyze interactions and visits, plus uses this information to create comprehensive
    reports and improve future marketing strategies and campaigns
  • Reports progress to senior management
  • Research and monitor activity of company competitors
  • Creates and distributes engaging written or graphic content in the form of e-newsletters,
    web page and blog content, or social media messages
  • Update Blogs
  • Be a team player!

Qualifications:

  • Degree in Communications, Marketing and/or Graphic Design
  • Prior law firm experience (Not a Must)
  • Understanding of import/export law (Not a Must)
  • One to Two Years of Experience with Social Media Management
  • Marketing Experience
  • Content Creation
  • Copywriting
  • Graphic Design
  • Web Design and Strategy
  • Data Collection and Analysis
  • Technology Skills
  • Strong Verbal and Written Communication Skills
  • Attention to Detail
  • Self-Motivated
  • Creative Problem-Solving Skills
  • Experience with Major Social Media Platforms
  • Fluent in Spanish & English
  • Microsoft Word & PowerPoint
  • Internet Research Abilities
  • Sales Savvy

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