Thomas J. O'DonnellThomas O'Donnell Clark Hill
Thomas J. O'Donnell
Thomas J. O’Donnell is Of Counsel in Clark Hill’s Customs and International Trade Law practice group. He focuses on all aspects of the import and export process, including tariff classification and valuation of imported merchandise, country of origin determinations, country of origin marking, comprehensive import, export and free trade agreement compliance programs, Customs penalties, antidumping and countervailing duty proceedings, defense of sureties, broker/forwarder matters, intellectual property issues, quota/visa issues, and drawback. He regularly litigates cases in the U.S. Court of International Trade and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.
Tom is also a member of the Pharmaceutical and Automotive & Manufacturing practice groups, which encompasses Metals, Machinery, Textiles and Wearing Apparel, Electronics, Retail, Chemicals, and Foodstuffs.
Tom received a Bachelor of Science degree, cum laude, from Florida Atlantic University in 1967, a Juris Doctor degree from Loyola University in 1973, and was admitted in that same year to the Illinois State Bar and the Bar of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. In 1974, he was admitted to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and the U.S. Court of International Trade; the New York Bar in 1978; the District of Columbia Bar in 1988; and the U.S. Supreme Court in 1995. He is also a licensed Customs broker.
Tom is member of the Illinois State, Chicago and American Bar Associations, the District of Columbia Bar and the Customs & International Trade Bar Association.