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Shaya Tavaf

Attorney Advisor

Shaya Tavaf is an Attorney Advisor with the Commercial Law Development Program (CLDP) in the Office of the General Counsel of the U.S. Department of Commerce. Her focus areas include international trade, customs, trade facilitation, digital trade, and e-commerce.

Ms. Tavaf received her Juris Doctor from American University Washington College of Law, where she graduated with honors and was a Meyers Fellow. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in International Relations from Boston University with a focus on Foreign Policy and Security Studies in the Middle East and a minor in French Literature. Ms. Tavaf is currently admitted to practice law in the state of California. She is fluent in French and Persian.