Brittney represents clients in a wide range of complex business, international trade and environmental matters. She represents domestic and foreign companies in anti-dumping and countervailing duty proceedings before the U.S. Department of Commerce and U.S. International Trade Commission. Brittney also represents clients before Customs and Border Protection and advises on Customs classification issues, the Enforce and Protect Act (EAPA), and country of origin and labeling compliance.
In addition, Brittney advises on economic sanctions, and export licensing and controls, including compliance under the Export Administration Act and the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). She also assists with Section 337 investigations of unfair imports before the U.S. International Trade Commission.
Brittney also counsels on compliance with environmental and health and safety laws and regulations, including Comprehensive Environmental Response Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA), Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), and the Clean Water Act. She also assists clients with environmental and due diligence issues associated with the acquisition and disposition of corporate assets. She has experience representing clients in regulatory and enforcement matters before the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, and various state environmental protection agencies.
Brittney also regularly represents clients in appellate matters before the U.S. Court of International Trade and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, and handles a variety of litigation matters before state and federal courts.
Before Fox Rothschild
Prior to joining Fox Rothschild, Brittney was an associate in the Washington, DC office of a national law firm where she practiced international trade law, environmental law and civil litigation. Brittney also clerked for the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality and focused on the revision of water quality and clean energy regulations.
Brittney interned in the immigration clinic of a full-service law firm. Before attending law school, she worked as a government relations research assistant at a public affairs firm.
Beyond Fox Rothschild
Brittney is active in her community. She serves as a board member of Operation International Gift of Knowledge, a nonprofit that provides food, medical treatment and educational materials to children in extreme poverty, and as a fundraising committee member of the O.U.R. Dream Foundation, a charity that provides education on entrepreneurism and financial literacy to underserved communities. She is also involved with the D.C. Legal Aid Society's Generous Associates Campaign.
Brittney also has significant experience in commercial and civil litigation matters.
- Represented a U.S. importer in a Lanham Act, New Jersey Consumer Fraud Act, and common law fraud case against a foreign supplier and exporter.
- Assisted in the successful defense of an economic development authority in a public housing contract case. Judgement was affirmed by the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals.
- Defeated an employment discrimination claim against a government contractor via a Motion for Summary Judgment.
International Trade Law Compass
The laws and regulations governing international trade are especially complex and can be overwhelming for companies doing business across national borders. The rapidly expanding global marketplace, however, has made compliance more important than ever. Failure to heed these laws can have serious and lasting consequences as dire as criminal charges against the company and individual employees. This blog offers a steady stream of updates on a broad range of international trade issues, including customs/import compliance, export controls and sanctions, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and cross-border contracts.