Harold Paul Luks
Export Control & International Trade Advisor
Harold Paul Luks is a non-lawyer specialist who has worked in the export control, customs and international trade fields for more than 31 years. For sixteen of those years, he was with the Washington D.C. law firm of Arnold & Porter, where he handled export control and international trade issues for major U.S. and foreign corporations. He joined Feith & Zell P.C. in October 2000 and rapidly built a following of clients seeking assistance with a wide variety of export control and international trade-related issues, including export licensing, commodity jurisdiction determinations, compliance programs (including manuals and training), and compliance with customs matters (e.g., valuation, country of origin, and shipping procedures and documentation). Mr. Poliner and Mr. Luks formed Poliner & Luks LLP as of January 1, 2002.

Before his work in law firms, Mr. Luks served in the Executive Branch as Senior Policy Advisor to the Under Secretary of Commerce and in Congress with the Subcommittee on International Economic Policy & Trade of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, U.S. House of Representatives. He was involved closely in the reauthorization of the Export Administration Act, legislation concerning the Arms Export Control Act, and bilateral and multilateral trade agreements. Among other issues, Mr. Luks was involved in the development and approval of the Tokyo Round trade agreements and other legislation affecting U.S. trade and economic policy and the development of free trade area agreements. He has published and lectured widely on these subjects.

Mr. Luks served as a member of the Presidents’ Export Council, Subcommittee on Export Administration (“PECSEA”), the senior advisory committee to the U.S. government on export controls. He also served as an advisor to the National Academy of Sciences in 1984 on international competition in advanced technology, and in 1987 on U.S. export controls.

E-mail: hluks@lukscormaney.com
Tel: 202-293-1600
Fax: 202-318-1156