Paul Fudacz, Senior Attorney

Paul Fudacz, a Senior Attorney with Braumiller Law Group, has nearly 25 years of experience in International Trade law.  He specializes in customs and import regulatory issues, export controls and licensing, legal audits, supply chain security initiatives and establishing and managing comprehensive regulatory compliance programs.

Career Highlights

Prior to joining Braumiller Law Group, Paul held the position of Senior Counsel, International Trade for a global Fortune 500 vehicular components manufacturer. In that capacity, he was accountable for all aspects of import and export trade compliance. His recent practice has involved assisting clients in the aviation, polymer and chemical, material handling, electronics, oil and gas, solar cell, toy and recreational equipment and vehicular components industries.

Paul has special expertise in the areas of HTS classification, anti-dumping and countervailing duties, customs valuation, customs seizures, bilateral and multilateral trade agreements, ACS Reconciliation, C-TPAT, Customs and FTC marking and ISA certification requirements. He also has considerable experience with EAR, ITAR, OFAC, and anti-boycott compliance. Beyond this area of practice, he assists clients in obtaining foreign trademark registrations.

Leadership

Paul is presently serving an appointment on the Northwest Ohio District Export Council and also serves on the Steering Committee of The University of Toledo’s Export Success business development program and is a presenter in the program.

Paul also serves as a mentor in the Ohio Supreme Court’s Lawyer-to-Lawyer young lawyer development program and is frequently a speaker for various business development organizations including the U.S. Department of Commerce, the Ohio Department of Development’s Northwest Ohio International Trade Assistance Center and the Northeast Ohio Trade & Economic Consortium.

Credentials

In addition to Paul being an attorney, he is also a degreed engineer and inventor.  He received his Bachelors’ Degree in Metallurgical Engineering from the University of Illinois at Chicago and his J.D. from the John Marshall Law School (Chicago, Illinois).  Paul is a member of the State Bar in both Ohio and in Illinois and is also a Registered Patent Attorney.

Publications

Recent Speaking Engagement