Robert E. Shervette, IV

Senior Customs Attorney
Robert assists clients with Customs related matters.
Robert Shervette, Senior Customs Attorney, ArentFox Schiff

Previous Work

Prior to joining ArentFox Schiff, Robert worked in the US Customs and Border Protection’s Office of Regulations and Rulings. There he worked on customs and trade compliance issues with a focus on intellectual property. He has also worked as an IP attorney at a boutique law firm. Prior to his work at CBP, Robert was a Law Clerk for the Honorable Dennis W. Dohnal at the US District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia in Richmond.

Robert also has experience in the area of information and systems engineering. He has worked as a systems engineer for two technology companies and as a consultant at one of the big 5 consulting firms.

Professional Activities

Robert is the former long-time president, serving from 2011 until 2017, of the Customs Lawyers Association and a member of Customs and International Trade Bar Association. He is also a registered patent agent.

  • Bar & Court Admissions
    • District of Columbia Bar
    • US Patent and Trademark Office Bar
  • Education
    Indiana University School of Law, JD, 2005
    Georgia Institute of Technology, MS, Industrial Engineering
    Georgia Institute of Technology, BS, Applied Biology