Nevena Simidjiyska Appointed to Steering Committee of the ABA’s International Trade CommitteeSeptember 23, 2013 – Press Releases
Nevena Simidjiyska, an experienced corporate and international trade attorney resident in the Philadelphia office of Fox Rothschild LLP, was recently appointed to the Steering Committee of the American Bar Association’s International Trade Committee. In this role, she will be in charge of the committee’s policy initiatives, including those relating to amendments to customs legislation, Free Trade Agreements and Trans-Pacific Partnerships.
In her practice at Fox, Simidjiyska represents both domestic and international clients in import and export control matters. She handles issues relating to customs classification requirements; develops and updates internal compliance policies and procedures; and advises on export licensing and other export controls involving compliance under the Export Administration Act, Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) regulations, the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), the Trading with the Enemy Act (TWEA) and the International Economic Emergency Powers Act (IEEPA).
She combines her knowledge of corporate, public finance and international law to create a multifaceted practice to address her clients' needs. Her corporate experience includes mergers and acquisitions, lending and secured transactions, securities and general corporate representation of publicly held and family-owned businesses. Simidjiyska advises clients in the areas of commercial contracts, corporate governance, employment agreements, noncompetition agreements, as well as shareholder, limited liability company and partnership agreements.
Simidjiyska received her A.B. from Princeton University in 2004 and her J.D. from Temple University James E. Beasley School of Law in 2007.