Catherine A. Johnson

Catherine A. Johnson Attorney International Trade Vedder Price Law Firm Washington DC
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Professional Biography

Catherine A. Johnson is an Associate in Vedder Price’s Washington, DC office and a member of the firm’s International Trade & Compliance group.

Ms. Johnson focuses her practice on assisting clients with various international trade matters, including compliance with customs regulations, export control laws, U.S. sanctions laws and anti-corruption statutes like the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA). She regularly helps companies and organizations conduct due diligence to assess their risk, identify potential areas of exposure, and build effective compliance programs.

Ms. Johnson also has extensive experience assisting companies and organizations in issues arising from the movement of goods. This includes, for example, import and export classification, country of origin analysis, qualification for trade preference programs, the application of Section 301 and the Section 301 exclusion process, and more. She often helps clients file protests, disclosures and responses to requests for information with U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP).

Ms. Johnson received her law degree from the Antonin Scalia Law School at George Mason University, where she graduated magna cum laude, and received her undergraduate degree cum laude from American University.

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The National Law Review names Vedder Price a 2022 Thought Leader in the field of Trade Law for their coverage of ongoing US sanctions against Russia. Authors John E. Bradley, Brent Connor, Catherine A. Johnson, and Henrietta Worthington provided valuable insight to attorneys and legal professionals on topics such as the OFAC directives, SWIFT sanctions, debt and equity prohibitions, and much more. The article saw substantial readership throughout the year 2022, indicating the high quality and timeliness of the firm’s thought leadership.


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