Jessica Horwitz is an international trade, customs and regulatory lawyer. She advises Canadian and international clients on a broad range of trade and investment matters, including import/export compliance, customs audits, trade remedy inquiries, WTO law, bilateral and regional free trade agreements, anti-corruption compliance, controlled goods and technology, economic sanctions, product regulation and labelling, corporate social responsibility and other cross-border issues.
Jessica represents clients in trade verifications by the Canada Border Services Agency, trade remedy and appeal proceedings before the Canadian International Trade Tribunal and the Federal Court of Appeal, and regulatory investigations by the RCMP, the CBSA, Global Affairs Canada and foreign law enforcement agencies. She conducts internal investigations into potential trade and investment violations and assists businesses in designing and implementing anti-corruption controls and import/export compliance programs.
Prior to joining the firm, Jessica summered and articled at another full-service Canadian law firm where she focused on commercial regulation and foreign investment law. She has previous experience in international policy analysis at a Washington, D.C., think-tank where she covered trade and economic issues in the Americas.
Jessica is proficient in French and Spanish.