Kevin Burwell


Kevin has experience with a wide array of international legal issues, from customs and tariff relief to contract negotiation. He also provides guidance on government contracting, including FAR/DFARS compliance. Kevin provides support for construction litigation, intellectual property, and mergers & acquisitions. He also advises businesses on a multitude of issues, such as business formations, regulatory compliance, corporate and limited liability company governance.

Contact Information

75 East Market Street, Akron, Ohio 44308


The University of Akron School of Law, J.D.
Kent State University, B.S., Economics


Kevin has experience providing guidance on compliance issues in international trade, government contracts, and Federal regulatory concerns. His client representation includes relocating an Internet marketer from an Eastern European country to inside the EU, eliminating tariffs for a steel importer, and negotiating commercial leases. Kevin's experience includes working as part of the in-house legal team for a major steel manufacturer, operating an economic development team, and strategic development for a top US maritime port. He has advocated in Washington, DC for foreign-trade zones as an Executive Board member for the National Association of Foreign Trade Zones. He led a county through a redesign of its economic structure and has been a featured speaker at the World Free Zone Conference in Shanghai and a panelist alongside members of US Congress at the Panama Canal.

While in law school, Kevin contributed to the Small Entrepreneurship and Economic Development (SEED) Clinic, counseling small business clients on critical formation, employment, and investment issues.

Courts & Bar Associations

  • Ohio Bar
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Akron Bar Association
  • Stark County Bar Association
  • US Court of International Trade
  • Customs and International Trade Bar Association

Professional & Civic Affiliations

  • American Heart Association, Stark County, Board Member
  • Stark County District Library Foundation, Board Member
  • Leadership Stark County, Graduate 27th Class
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