Thomas Reynolds focuses his practice in the area of U.S. international trade 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 thrives in the technical review and advice involving the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS), Commerce Control List (CCL), United States Munitions List (USML), customs valuation, licensing applications, 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 and the establishment of trade compliance policies and procedures.

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