Jessica Horwitz

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Graduation Year

  • HBA 2007 University College
Inside the Classroom

Outside the Classroom

  • UC Lit Committees
  • Toronto Globalist Magazine
Further Education

  • Queen’s University, J.D. of Law, 2012
Career Description

  • Jessica B. Horwitz is an international trade, customs and regulatory lawyer at Bennett Jones LLP. She advises Canadian and international clients on a broad range of trade and investment matters, including import/export compliance, customs audits, trade remedies, bilateral and regional free trade agreements, WTO law, anti-corruption compliance, controlled goods and technology, economic sanctions, product regulation, corporate social responsibility and other cross-border issues. Jessica represents clients in trade verifications by the Canada Border Services Agency, proceedings before the Canadian International Trade Tribunal and the Federal Court of Appeal and regulatory investigations by the RCMP, CBSA and Global Affairs Canada. Before becoming a lawyer, Jessica worked in international policy analysis at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, a Washington D.C. think-tank where she covered trade and economic issues in the Americas. She has previously completed internships in the United States and Chile and studied abroad in Singapore.
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