Andrea Ewart is a Jamaican national and U.S.-trained trade attorney with her own law firm, Andrea M. Ewart, P.C., which works with Caribbean companies to minimize the costs and delays associated with importing products into the United States. Andrea also consults for Caribbean businesses and governments on World Trade Organization (WTO), Caribbean Single Market & Economy (CSME), U.S.-Caribbean trade relations, trade negotiations, and other trade issues.
Prior to opening her own firm, Andrea worked with the Washington, D.C. office of the law firm of Holland & Knight LLP, where she counseled and represented clients on U.S. customs law and enforcement, U.S. export control laws, and African Growth Opportunity Act (AGOA) and Caribbean Basin Initiatives (CBI) preferential programs. As part of the firm’s public law practice, she also drafted legislation, monitored various legislative and regulatory initiatives, participated in legislative coalitions, and worked with U.S. legislative personnel.
Andrea is admitted to the Washington D.C. and the Florida Bars, and the U.S. Supreme Court Bar and is an active member of several professional organizations. She serves as trade advisor to the Institute of Caribbean Studies — a non-profit organization dedicated to research, policy analysis, and education on issues that impact the Caribbean and Caribbean diaspora; lectures regularly before university, business, civic, and professional groups and publishes articles on international and trade law issues.