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Walter (Sam) Boone

International Trade Analyst
Phone: +1 202.508.8943
1001 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20004-2595

Walter (Sam) Boone is an 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.


  • 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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"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.
"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.
"USITC Delivers Final MTB Report to Congress," Crowell & Moring’s International Trade Law (August 11, 2020). Authors: John B. Brew and Walter (Sam) Boone.
"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.
Trade Attorneys Advising Companies To Reach USMCA Compliance As Quickly As Possible Inside U.S. Trade (June 12, 2020)
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"The United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) – A Substantial Rewrite of NAFTA or More of the Same?" Crowell & Moring Webinar (June 10, 2020). Presenters: John B. Brew, Daniel Cannistra, David R. Stepp, Frances P. Hadfield, Maria Vanikiotis, and Walter (Sam) Boone.
"The White House Establishes “Forced Labor Enforcement Task Force” Under Section 741 of USMCA Implementation Act," Crowell & Moring’s International Trade Law (May 15, 2020). Authors: John B. Brew, David R. Stepp, Frances P. Hadfield and Walter (Sam) Boone.
"ITC Releases Report on “COVID-19 Related Goods: U.S. Imports and Tariffs”," Crowell & Moring’s International Trade Law (May 7, 2020). Authors: Frances P. Hadfield and Walter (Sam) Boone.
"President Trump Issues an Executive Order to Temporarily Extend Deadlines for Certain Duty Payments," Crowell & Moring’s International Trade Law (April 20, 2020). Authors: Frances P. Hadfield, Spencer Toubia and Walter (Sam) Boone.
"The Month in International Trade – December 2019," International Trade Bulletin (January 13, 2020). Contacts: Jeffrey L. Snyder, Frances P. Hadfield, Edward Goetz, Carlton Greene, Michelle J. Linderman, David (Dj) Wolff, Nicole Sayegh Succar, Adelicia R. Cliffe, Maria Alejandra (Jana) del-Cerro, Brian McGrath, Nimrah Najeeb, Evan Y. Chuck, Walter (Sam) Boone, Spencer Toubia
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