• 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)


  • Spanish (Fluent)
  • Mandarin (Proficient)

Walter (Sam) Boone

 International Trade Analyst Washington, D.C.
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. He is also experienced in trade data 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 compiled data pertaining to international trade in Latin America for over 25 projects. He also prepared briefing papers about trade-related issues for senior officials prior to bilateral commercial dialogue meetings with officials from Colombia and Brazil.

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