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Partner Teresa Polino Joins Arent Fox’s Prominent International Trade Group

WASHINGTON, DC –  Arent Fox is pleased to announce the addition of International Trade attorney Teresa Polino as a partner in its DC office. Ms. Polino joins the firm from Thompson Coburn, where she was a key player in the Transportation and International Commerce group. Her extensive practice focuses on import compliance, import preference programs, valuation issues, country of origin marking and labeling issues, and supply chain security requirements.

“Terry joins our busy International Trade practice at a critical time of change in the global market,” said Managing Partner Matt Clark. “She will be a valuable resource for both our US and international clients to succeed in shifting industries.”
Ms. Polino regularly represents manufacturers, importers, and exporters before various regulatory agencies and committees, including Customs and Border Protection, the Federal Trade Commission, Fish and Wildlife, the Committee for the Implementation of the Textile Agreements, the International Trade Commission, the Department of Commerce, the Court of International Trade, and the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.
“Terry is an important addition to our nationally ranked International Trade group and her work will be an asset to companies in a number of industries,” said Matthew Nolan, practice group leader of Arent Fox’s International Trade practice. “She is a terrific lawyer and her customs and international trade experience will complement our capabilities in a broad range of cross-border matters.”
Ms. Polino is a highly involved member of the legal community, serving on the Customs Law Committee, International Law Section of the American Bar Association and a founding member of Women in International Trade, among other organizations. She is also a past chair of the Publications Committee, Board of Directors of the Customs and International Trade Bar Association. In addition, Ms. Polino was recently listed in the 2016 edition of Best Lawyers in America. She earned her bachelor’s degree in Economics magna cum laude from the State University of New York at Plattsburgh and her law degree from Georgetown University Law Center.
Arent Fox’s International Trade group represents and advises US, non-US, and government entities in a broad range of cross-border matters, including customs/import compliance, global trade policy, international trade litigation, export controls and sanctions, and international anti-corruption and the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA). The comprehensive practice is regularly ranked among the best in the country by Chambers USA and Legal 500.

About Arent Fox
Founded in 1942, Arent Fox is internationally recognized in core practice areas where business and the law intersect. With more than 400 lawyers, the firm provides strategic legal counsel and multidisciplinary solutions to a global roster of corporations, governments, and trade associations. The firm has offices in Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, and Washington, DC.


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