President, Miller Proctor Law PLLC
Melissa Proctor is the founder of Miller Proctor Law PLLC, an international trade law firm located in Scottsdale, Arizona. For over twenty years, Melissa Proctor has been advising Fortune 500 companies, small and medium-sized companies and startups on the full range of issues involving export controls, embargoes and economic sanctions, customs laws and regulations, anti-corruption and anti-bribery compliance, and other government agency requirements that impact imports and exports. Previously, Melissa worked for two nationally known international trade law firms, KPMG. She also served as Corporate Counsel-Compliance for Amazon.
Melissa’s export practice focuses on compliance with all aspects of the Export Administration Regulations (EAR), International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), Foreign Assets Control Regulations, and the Foreign Trade Regulations. Her import practice focuses on: customs valuation; tariff classification; country of origin and marking; special trade program and free trade agreement compliance; duty deferral and cost-saving opportunities; and, border security initiatives.
Melissa represents clients through all stages of import and export enforcement actions, updates clients on new legislative and regulatory developments, and provides compliance training to companies, ensuring that personnel involved in international transactions can effectively navigate the complex web of international trade rules.