Dana Watts is an associate in the International Arbitration & Trade practice in Weil’s Washington, D.C. office. Ms. Watts advises Firm clients with respect to customs law, sanctions, export controls, national security reviews before the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS), international trade-related due diligence and international trade arbitration. Her customs law practice includes tariff classification litigation at the U.S. Court of International Trade, prior disclosures, protests, customs audits, ruling requests, country of origin markings, reconciliation, and calculation of assists. Ms. Watts is a licensed U.S. Customs Broker. She has also litigated False Claims Act, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, and Section 337 cases.
Prior to joining Weil, Ms. Watts worked at an international trade boutique law firm in Washington, D.C. In 2009, Ms. Watts interned at the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative in Geneva, Switzerland.
Ms. Watts received her J.D. from the University of Kansas School of Law where she was an associate editor of the Kansas Law Review, President of the International Law Society, and also received certificates in International Trade & Finance and Business Law. She received her B.A. from Pittsburg State University.