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tradeNew trade policies adopted by the Trump administration have disrupted world markets and sent confusion through manufacturing and agricultural sectors at home and abroad. Industries once unexposed to punitive tariff and trade actions now face exposure and threats to international market access and price competitiveness. In this new environment, trade policy relations require rapid and nimble advocacy and coalition building responses.

Michael Best Strategies has a dedicated trade team of experts who work with you directly to help you navigate these regulatory and tariff issues. Our team can provide services including filing public comments, exclusion applications for your product at issue, building support from political leaders and private stakeholders, and guidance on the processes. Our team knows the Trump Administration’s considerations and the key factors for Section 301 and 232 tariff exclusion actions. Lastly, we can also work with you to determine alternative customs options to help provide your business with relief. Learn more.

Meet Our Trade Team

Denise Bode
Partner
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Anne Canfield
Partner
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Tom Schreibel
Partner
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Sarah Helton
Principal
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Jeff Hartley
Partner
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Beth Cubriel
Principal
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Alex Nichols
Legislative Assistant
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Patrick Firth
Legislative Assistant
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TRADE ARTICLES

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2018 Recap & 2019 Look-ahead: Immigration

Major U.S. Congressional Actions in 2018 – Immigration Securing America’s Future Act Introduced by retiring House Judiciary Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) as a bill favored...
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Exclusion Process Mandated by Congress on China List 3 Retaliatory Tariffs

In the recently passed appropriations legislation, Congress ordered the United States Trade Representative (USTR) office to create a process for requesting product-specific exclusions from...
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President Trump Signs Spending Package, Declares National Emergency at Border

Combined with a spending package he signed on Friday to avert a government shutdown, President Trump declared a national emergency on the southern U.S....

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