Neil B. Mooney, Esq.

Neil Mooney is the latest in a line of Customs Brokers, Customs Attorneys, and Customs Officials in his family spanning more than a century. Although now he only practices law, Neil has been a licensed Customs Broker since 1978, and founded a successful family of Air Cargo, International Ocean Freight Forwarding, NVOCC, Customs Brokerage (including Drawback), and Bonded Warehousing companies of his own.  After selling them, he graduated with honors from the Florida State University College of Law, and studied International Law at the Universidad San Pablo in Madrid, Spain.
Today Neil obtains federal licenses for forwarders, NVOCCs, brokers, bonded warehouses, he litigates in the Court of International Trade on issues of customs duties, dumping duties, rulings, and licenses.  He also litigates maritime and other cargo claims; performs business valuations; drafts and enforces international trade contracts; provides mediation services; and much more. Though not an exclusive list, these showcase his ability to counsel clients on international logistics matters.

Neil is admitted to practice in all the state and federal courts in Florida as well as before all federal agencies. He has practiced in federal courts from coast to coast. His admissions include:

  • Florida Bar, 1999, allowing practice in all state courts including courts of appeal.
  • United States District Courts: Northern, Middle, and Southern Districts of Florida including Bankruptcy Court
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
  • Supreme Court of the United States of America
  • United States Court of International Trade
In April 2016, Neil  was inducted into the Florida Customs Brokers and Forwarders Association’s “Hall of Fame” in recognition of his long tenure in the Customs brokerage and forwarding industry, his commitment to its advancement, and his outstanding ethical reputation.