Joyce is an associate in the International Trade practice group and a secondary member of the Transportation group. She advises multinational corporations on economic sanctions, export controls, customs, forced labor, and counsels individuals and corporations on the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and other anti-bribery laws. Recently, this has included investigating and responding to a subpoena from the U.S. Department of Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) and conducting internal corporate compliance risk assessments and reviews for sanctions, export controls, customs and forced labor. She also represents clients in enforcement actions before U.S. regulatory agencies. Joyce also advises Florida-based shipping associations and third-party logistics providers on local regulatory issues.
Joyce is an active participant in the firm’s Diversity Initiative, including the pro bono program. She represents various clients in pro bono matters on issues ranging from immigration to corporate governance. She has also served as a mentor for several mock interview programs with local law schools.
Prior to joining the firm, Joyce served as an associate at a boutique international trade law firm in Washington, DC where she supported the firm's sanctions and export compliance and white-collar defense practices. Prior to obtaining her LL.M. in international law from The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, she practiced law as a business litigator in Miami, Florida, representing large financial institutions and other corporate clients at all stages of litigation in state and federal courts. While in law school at the University of Florida, Joyce served as the managing editor of the Journal of Law and Public Policy and as a judicial extern for the late Judge Maxine Cohen Lando of the Eleventh Judicial Circuit Court of Florida.
- “5 Ways To Address Heightened Forced Labor Compliance Risk,” Law360, January 2020
- “Executive Order on Investments in Communist Chinese Military Companies Amended,” Thompson Hine International Trade Update, January 2021
- “OFAC Issues Guidance Regarding Ban on Transacting in Securities of ‘Communist Chinese Military Companies,’” Thompson Hine International Trade Update, January 2021
- "Encryption Exports – Annual Self-Classification Reports Due February 1, 2021," Thompson Hine International Trade Update, January 2021
- “Executive Order Prohibits U.S. Investment in ‘Communist Chinese Military Companies,’” Thompson Hine International Trade Update, November 2020
- “New CFIUS Critical Technology Mandatory Filing Requirements Take Effect October 15,” Thompson Hine International Trade Update, October 2020
- "BIS Publishes Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to Identify and Review Controls on Foundational Technologies: What's Next?", Thompson Hine International Trade Update, September 2020
- “President Trump Signs the Hong Kong Autonomy Act and Issues Executive Order on Hong Kong Normalization,” Thompson Hine International Trade Update, July 2020
- “Departments of State, Commerce, Homeland Security and the Treasury Caution Businesses Regarding Human Rights Abuses in Xinjiang,” Thompson Hine International Trade Update, July 2020
- “COVID-19 Mitigation May Trigger New Tech Export Restrictions,” Law360, June 2020
- “INSIGHT: Companies Must Prioritize Anti-Bribery Compliance During the Pandemic,” Bloomberg Law, May 2020
- "Petitions by Vehicle Producers for Alternative Staging Regime for Compliance with USMCA Rules of Origin for Automotive Goods Due to USTR by July 1," Thompson Hine International Trade Update, April 2020
- “OFAC Issues Fact Sheet on Providing Humanitarian Aid to Combat COVID-19 Under Various Sanctions Programs,” Thompson Hine COVID-19 Update, April 2020
- “Government Measures Worldwide in Response to COVID-19,” Thompson Hine COVID-19 Update, April 2020
- "FEMA Announces Export Restrictions on Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)," Thompson Hine COVID-19 Update, April 2020
- Author, "Resolving Legal Claims Between the United States and Cuba: Applying International Law Where Diplomacy Falls Short," South Carolina Journal of International Law & Business, 2017
- Director, Village Rights International
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