Leonard L. Rosenberg


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1000 NW 57th Court Suite 600
Miami 33126 United States

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LEONARD L. ROSENBERG is a senior member and shareholder of Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg, P.A., resident in the Miami office. Len is also licensed to practice before various Federal Courts, including the U.S. Court of International Trade and the U.S. Supreme Court. He is also a member of the Firm's Operating Committee. Prior to joining the Firm, Len was a senior attorney for the U.S Customs service at their Headquarters office in Washington, DC. He is well-known for advising importers on how to structure their transactions to minimize duty consequences and penalty liability. Len is perhaps best known for successfully arguing before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit the precedent setting case for the use of first sale valuation under the U.S. customs laws. He has lectured throughout Canada, Latin America, the Caribbean and the United States on customs matters.

Mr. Rosenberg holds a J.D. (with honors) from the National Law Center at The George Washington University and a B.A. from Queens College. He is a member of the bar in Florida, Maryland and the District of Columbia. He has served as chairman of the Florida Bar’s International Law Section, editor of the Florida Bar’s International Law Quarterly, and president of the Customs Lawyers Association. He is currently counsel to the Florida Customs Brokers and Forwarders Association and he is a past recipient of the Secretary of the Treasury Award for Outstanding Service.



Customs & Other Agencies

First Sale

Import Compliance



Professional Associations

Florida Bar

- Chairman, International Law Section, 1993-1994

- Editor, International Law Quarterly, 1987-1992

Customs Lawyers Association

- President, 1979


Community Service

Counsel to Florida Customs Broker and Forwarder Association
Trustee, Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce

Firm Description

Since 1977, Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg, P.A. (ST&R) has set the standard for providing comprehensive and effective international trade-related legal and consulting services to clients worldwide.

With professionals in nine offices across the United States and Asia and strategic alliances across the globe, ST&R is the largest dedicated international trade, customs and export law firm in the world. Our core competencies include any and all matters concerning the movement of goods, services and intellectual property from one country to another, regardless of point of export or import.

The firm’s areas of practice include customs & importexport controls & economic sanctionstrade remedies advocacyinternational trade policy & government relationsChina-based customs and international trade advisory servicesFDA regulatory & life sciencesintellectual propertylitigation & dispute resolution, and perishable agricultural commodities.