Bilal Hassan is an associate attorney with the Law Office of W. Hanson, P.C. Bilal’s expertise concentrates on international trade law where he represents clients on import/export controls before various governmental entities, including the U.S. Customs and Border Protection, the Department of Commerce, and the Department of Homeland Security.
Bilal has successfully represented clients at the Court of International Trade and on matters pertaining to administrative trade procedures, such as: Prior Disclosures; Administrative Protests; Petitions; determination of tariff classification of import commodities; and on matters pertaining to the U.S. Customs’ Request for Information (CF-28) and Notice of Action (CF-29). Regarding export controls, Bilal has counseled clients on issues involving export and Schedule B related classifications.
Bilal has assisted a diverse set of clients on U.S. Customs Enforce and Protect Act (EAPA) investigations and has helped clients navigate through a complex web of regulations and investigative process concerning the EAPA investigation. Bilal also possesses significant client experience regarding U.S. Customs audits, including audits on country of origin, antidumping and countervailing duties, and safeguard tariffs. Bilal routinely aids clients on matters pertaining to the U.S. Customs’ detention and seizures of goods. Additionally, Bilal has served clients in the development of comprehensive import compliance procedures to promote compliance with applicable U.S. trade laws and regulations.
J.D., 2017, University of Houston Law Center
B.A. Political Science, 2012, Texas A&M University
State Bar of Texas, 2019
Bilal is an active member of the American Bar Association, Houston Bar Association, Houston Custom Broker and Freight Forwarder Association, and Houston Young Lawyer’s Association.