Mike-SchmitzMichael Schmitz
Attorney, Michael Schmitz Esquire, Former Director for Compliance World Customs Organization; Former Assistant Commissioner International Affairs, U.S. Customs and Border Protection

 

Present Position

Law Office of Michael Schmitz

  • Principal Attorney & Customs and International Trade Consultant

Professional Experience

Organisation Mondiale Des Douanes/World Customs Organization, Brussels, Belgium

  • Director, Compliance and Facilitation – 2006 to 2011 (Elected June 2005)

Department of Homeland Security Customs and Border Protection

  • Assistant Commissioner – 2002 to 2003 and 2004 to 2006 Office of Regulations and Rulings
  • Assistant Commissioner – 2003 to 2004 Office International Affairs

United States Treasury Department

  • Assistant General Counsel Enforcement – 2001 to 2002
  • Special Project for Secretary and General Counsel – 2000 to 2001

Organisation Mondiale Des Douanes/World Customs Organization, Brussels, Belgium

  • Chef de Cabinet (Chief-of-Staff) – 1995 to 2000

United States Customs Service

  • Chief Counsel – 1985 to 1995
  • Deputy Chief Counsel – 1981 to 1985
  • Regional Counsel New Orleans – 1977 to 1981

Education

Georgetown University, Law Center Juris Doctor, 1971
Marquette University, Bachelor of Science in Economics, 1967