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Mark K. Neville Jr.
Articles by Mark Neville
Mark Neville is the Principal of International Trade Counselors, a specialty law and consulting firm based in Lafayette, California, USA.
has thirty-one years experience in the field of international trade and customs affairs.
has successfully advised numerous United States and foreign-based companies 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 has taken him to a Wall Street law firm (Mudge, Rose, Guthrie and Alexander), Fortune 100 legal department and the international accounting firm KPMG
, where he
founded and ran the US trade and customs consulting practice for five years.
also counts a two year assignment in Brussels with responsibilities for Europe, Africa and the Middle East in his
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 serves as an adjunct faculty member of the Walter A. Haas School of Business of the University of California and at the University of San Francisco School of Law.
He is a member of the Board of Advisors of the Journal of International Taxation and is widely published.
While a recognized expert in all areas of trade and customs, he
own personal preferences for customs valuation and the interplay of customs and international tax issues and the administration of trade preference programs.