Robert F. Seely

OF COUNSEL

Robert F. Seely is resident in the New York office. He has extensive experience in resolving cross-border trade regulation issues. Mr. Seely started his law practice at the US Customs Headquarters’ Regulations and Rulings Division before joining the staff of the Office of the General Counsel for Import Administration at the US Department of Commerce. He entered private practice as a member of the Customs and International Trade practice group at a large midwest law firm and in 2002 became Of Counsel in the Firm's New York office. Since joining the Firm, he has focused his effort primarily on helping firm clients successfully litigate duty refunds and reductions through judicial modification of import tariff classification and valuation decisions.

EXPERIENCE

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS
International Trade Association of the Midwest, President and Board Member
Hong Kong Business Association of the Midwest, Board Member

BAR ASSOCIATIONS
Customs and International Trade Bar Association

COURT ADMISSIONS
US Court of International Trade
US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

STATE BAR MEMBERSHIPS
New York (1975)
District of Columbia (1987)
Illinois (1990)

EDUCATION

Cornell Law School J.D. (1975)

Princeton University B.A. (1966)


CONTACT

New York
599 Lexington Avenue FL 36
New York, NY 10022–7648

email: rseely@gdlsk.com

Tel: (212) 557-4000
Direct (212) 973-7766
Fax: (212) 557-4415

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