MARK K. NEVILLE, JR., Esq. is the Principal of International Trade Counsellors.
has more than thirty years' experience in international trade and customs affairs and in advising both US- and foreign-based clients on complex commercial transactions and on strategic matters of planning, compliance and enhanced efficiencies.
Starting as a trial attorney with the U.S. Department of Justice
representing the Customs Service and the Treasury Department, his
career includes a Tax Partnership at the international accounting firm KPMG
, where he
founded and ran the US trade and customs consulting practice for five years.
spent six years on the corporate legal staff of CPC international
(with a two-year assignment in Brussels), then a Fortune 100 company, in both industrial and consumer foods organizations, prior to CPC's
acquisition by Unilever
In Brussels, he
was responsible for Europe, Africa and the Middle East and worked on customs and trade issues as well as on varied corporate transactional matters.
Mr. Neville holds law degrees from the University of San Francisco and NYU (LL.M., International Legal Studies) and history degrees from Fordham University and UCLA.
He is also a licensed customhouse broker.
Mr. Neville has served as an adjunct faculty member of the Walter A. Haas School of Business of the University of California and the Stern School of Business of NYU.
He is a member of the Board of Advisors of the Journal of International Taxation, for whom he writes a monthly column on trade and customs issues and is widely published in other journals and law reviews as well.
Mr. Neville is a member of the International Chamber of Commerce select working group on customs valuation and regularly represents the ICC at sessions of the World Customs Organization's technical committee.
Finally, for Thomson Reuters publishers he is the editor of International Trade Laws of the United States: Statutes and Strategies.