Casey E. Holder focuses her practice on regulatory compliance matters, government and internal investigations, and complex commercial litigation. Her regulatory practice involves all laws and regulations affecting international trade and business, including U.S. import and export controls, U.S. economic and trade sanctions, and the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA).
Casey counsels clients regarding compliance with international trade laws and regulations administered by the Department of Commerce, Department of State, and Department of the Treasury, including U.S. anti-boycott laws, U.S. anti-corruption laws, U.S. sanctions and embargoes, the Export Administration Regulations (EAR), and the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR).
She also advises clients regarding the transportation of merchandise and passengers under the Jones Act, particularly involving transportation to and from the U.S. Outer Continental Shelf.
She is experienced in representing clients before various U.S. government agencies, including the Directorate of Defense Trade Controls, the Bureau of Industry and Security, the U.S. Census Bureau, and Customs and Border Protection, as well as in litigation proceedings involving international trade matters.
- Represented international digital security company in internal review of classification, valuation, and country of origin determinations in connection with a favorable voluntary self-disclosure submission.
- Created international trade compliance procedures for a variety of clients, including international digital security companies, international energy providers, and equipment manufacturers.
- Conducted due diligence, audits, and internal investigations of existing trade compliance policies and procedures for clients related to imports, exports, sanctions, and FCPA compliance.
- Implemented comprehensive trade compliance programs and advised and trained clients on the implementation of those programs.
- Prepared favorable voluntary disclosure submissions for a variety of clients across industries including aerospace, education and research, information technology, electronics, energy, and manufacturing.
- Assisted clients of various size and in various industries apply for and obtain export licenses and approvals, including offshore oil services companies, equipment manufacturers, and research institutions.
- American Bar Association: International Law Section
- Texas Young Lawyers Association
- Houston Bar Association
- Houston Young Lawyers Association
- Houston Urban Debate League Young Professionals Council
- Central Houston Inc. Millennial Enterprise
- Houston Zoo Young Supporters (FLOCK)
- Houston Blondes vs. Brunettes – Alzheimer’s Research and Support
- J.D., University of Houston Law Center, 2013; Houston Law Review, Chief Articles Editor
- B.S.B.A., University of Arkansas, 2009, Marketing and Economics, with honors
- U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas
- Texas, 2013
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