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Walter (Sam) Boone

Senior International Trade Analyst

sboone@crowell.com
Phone: +1 202.508.8943
1001 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20004

Walter (Sam) Boone is a senior international trade analyst in Crowell & Moring’s Washington, D.C. office. He provides practice support to the International Trade Group on import regulatory matters pending primarily before the Office of the U.S. International Trade Representative (USTR) and U.S. Customs & Border Protection (CBP). He works closely with attorneys developing courses of action for clients impacted by investigations under Section 301 of the Trade Act of 1974 and Section 232 of the Trade Expansion Act of 1962. He also supports unfair trade investigations including antidumping (AD) and countervailing duty (CVD) investigations, sunset reviews, and changed circumstance reviews before the Department of Commerce and International Trade Commission (ITC). Sam has significant education and experience in trade data compilation and analysis.

Prior to joining Crowell & Moring, Sam served as a trade policy intern at the Corn Refiners Association, where he assisted in industry research and advocacy efforts pertaining to the United States-Canada-Mexico Agreement (USCMA), Section 232 tariffs, Section 301 tariffs on China, U.S.-EU trade relations, U.S.-Japan trade relations, and WTO amendments. In addition, he previously completed an internship at the U.S. Department of Commerce, working in the International Trade Administration’s (ITA) Latin America and Caribbean office. While at the ITA, Sam conducted research and wrote briefings pertaining to international trade in Latin America for over 25 projects.

Sam is also a licensed customs broker.

Education

  • College of William & Mary, B.A. international relations and Hispanic studies (2015) cum laude
  • Johns Hopkins University, School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), M.A. international economics and China studies (2019)

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"United States Trade Representative (USTR) Announces Replacement of Section 232 Tariffs on EU Imports with a Tariff-Rate Quota," Crowell & Moring’s International Trade Law (November 3, 2021). Authors: Frances P. Hadfield, Walter (Sam) Boone and Martín Yerovi.
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"U.S.-China Trade: USTR Restarts Tariff Exclusion Process for Section 301 Duties," International Trade Bulletin (October 6, 2021). Contacts: John B. Brew, Robert Holleyman, Walter (Sam) Boone, Christopher D. Gundermann
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"Ambassador Tai Outlines New Approach to U.S.-China Trade Relationship: USTR to Restart Tariff Exclusion Process for Section 301 Duties," Crowell & Moring’s International Trade Law (October 4, 2021). Authors: Robert Holleyman, John B. Brew, Walter (Sam) Boone and Clayton Kaier.
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"U.S. and Vietnam Reach Currency Agreement," Crowell & Moring’s International Trade Law (July 22, 2021). Authors: John B. Brew, Frances P. Hadfield, Walter (Sam) Boone and Clayton Kaier.
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"Court of International Trade Orders Consolidates Section 301 Lawsuits and Orders United States to Answer in Case by March 12.," Crowell & Moring’s International Trade Law (February 12, 2021). Authors: John B. Brew, Daniel Cannistra, Frances P. Hadfield, Brian McGrath, Walter (Sam) Boone and Clayton Kaier.
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"U.S. Bans Imports from China Cotton Producer XPCC: How Will CBP Enforce WRO?," Crowell & Moring’s International Trade Law (December 3, 2020). Authors: John B. Brew, Carlton Greene, Frances P. Hadfield, Jeffrey L. Snyder and Walter (Sam) Boone.
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"EU Places Retaliatory Tariffs on $4 Billion in U.S. Goods," Crowell & Moring’s International Trade Law (November 20, 2020). Authors: Frances P. Hadfield, Brian McGrath and Walter (Sam) Boone.
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"USITC Delivers Final MTB Report to Congress," Crowell & Moring’s International Trade Law (August 11, 2020). Authors: John B. Brew and Walter (Sam) Boone.
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"Canada Proposes Retaliatory Tariff List in Response to Latest U.S. Tariffs on Canadian Aluminum Products: Comments Due September 6, 2020," Crowell & Moring’s International Trade Law (August 11, 2020). Authors: John B. Brew and Walter (Sam) Boone.
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Trade Attorneys Advising Companies To Reach USMCA Compliance As Quickly As Possible Inside U.S. Trade (June 12, 2020)
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