As practice leader, Jill Hurley oversees U.S. import and export projects on behalf of clients and reviews their business models and practices to assist in determining areas of risk and offer compliance, risk management and penalty mitigation solutions. Jill brings a wealth of expertise in the development and implementation of import/export compliance programs, compliance audits, export licensing requirements, supply-chain security, the preparation, submission and oversight of penalty mitigation projects and assistance with U.S. trade remedies, such as anti-dumping and countervailing duties, and intellectual property orders. She has indepth knowledge of country of origin rules and requirements, customs valuation, harmonized tariff system (HTS) classification and North American and other free trade agreements.
Prior to joining, Jill was logistics manager for an aerospace and defense manufacturing company in Western New York. She began her career as an export trade administrator with a manufacturer in Buffalo.
Jill is a licensed attorney in the State of New York. She holds a juris doctor from the University at Buffalo Law School, with a focus on U.S. federal regulatory law and alternative dispute resolution. She is a member of the American, New York and Erie County bar associations. Jill is actively involved in the New York State Bar Association International Section, which represents the association globally.