Thomas Reynolds focuses his practice in the area of U.S. international trade and investment law, including export controls, sanctions, embargoes, import/customs, and foreign investment matters, and provides his legal counsel in compliance, transactional, policy and regulatory contexts.

Tom has the unique ability to provide detailed, technical guidance as well as high-level strategic counsel. His practice involves classifications under the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS), Schedule B, Commerce Control List (CCL) and United States Munitions List (USML); customs valuation; jurisdictional analyses; licensing applications; development of compliance programs, policies and procedures; and other matters.

When needed, Tom has also represented clients in penalty and disclosure situations in front of Customs & Border Protection (CBP), the Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS), the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), and the Census Bureau, as well as internal audits.

Before joining DLA Piper, Tom practiced at boutique law firms in Chicago, focusing on litigation and international trade law.