Sydney H. Mintzer

Customs, International Trade, Supply Chain & Distribution

Clients note that Sydney "is a pleasure to work with and deeply understands the field of international trade," "is super responsive and has a great understanding of our business needs," and "is very helpful . . . and good at providing context to advice."
Chambers USA


Sydney Mintzer helps clients to comply with US import regulations, optimize global sourcing options and eliminate barriers to market entry. Major US and foreign corporations turn to Sydney for his experience as a licensed customs broker in cases involving customs audits, focused assessments, enforcement matters and other proceedings before US Customs & Border Protection (CBP).


  • International Trade "MVP" – Law360
  • Ranked for International Trade: Customs – Chambers Global and Chambers USA
  • Recognized for professional excellence in International Trade and Finance Law – The Best Lawyers in America
  • Recommended: Trade & Customs – Who's Who Legal
  • Stand-out Lawyers List - Thomson Reuters


  • University of California, Berkeley, BA
    Phi Beta Kappa
  • University of California, MA in Political Science and International Relations
  • New York University School of Law, JD


  • District of Columbia

Professional & Community Involvement

  • Member, NYU-NYLS International Economic Law Working Group