Josh Beker started with Givens & Johnston in 2016 as a Law Clerk and has been an Associate Attorney with the firm since being admitted to the Texas Bar. During his time at Givens & Johnston, Josh has helped represent clients at all levels of industry – from the advise and planning stage, all the way to the United States Supreme Court. Josh’s practice focuses primarily on helping importers navigate the maze of customs and import regulations, including Anti-dumping/Countervailing Duty investigations, Section 232 and Section 301 Tariffs, as well as free trade agreement analysis.

Outside of customs, Josh has assisted clients with tariff classification, scope ruling requests in front of the International Trade Administration, trade remedies such as submitting Section 301 tariff exclusion requests for Chinese commodities, as well as drafting compliance programs for importers and exporters.

Josh has assisted clients across a wide array of industries including: construction, oil and gas, heavy machinery, maritime, electronics, and others. Josh maintains a strong academic interest in National Security and International Humanitarian Law, having helped author multiple journal articles, book chapters, and helped coach Mock Trial Teams competing in the field.

Bar & Court Association

  • Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas
  • U.S. Court of International Trade
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit


  • South Texas College of Law, J.D., 2018
  • University of Houston, B.S., 2013