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Karyn Booth

Karyn Booth

Partner, Transportation Group Leader, Thompson Hine LLP

Karyn Booth is a partner and leader of Thompson Hine LLP’s Transportation practice group. She is a strategic advisor to multinational corporations, logistics companies, and trade associations on domestic and international freight transportation matters. Her practice covers the carriage of goods by vessel, rail, motor, and air carriers. Karyn has been at the forefront of major policy proceedings before federal transportation agencies, including the U.S. Federal Maritime Commission and the Congress. She was directly involved in recent and prior efforts to reform the Shipping Act of 1984, leading to passage of the Ocean Shipping Reform Acts of 2022 and 1998. She also is active in freight rail policy matters before the Surface Transportation Board involving rail service, competition, and rates.

All Sessions by Karyn Booth

Day 4 – April 18 April 18, 2023
10:45 am - 12:00 pm

Spotlight on Paper

Meeting Room 202 A-C: Level 2

Track: Markets and Global Trade 🛈Topics specific to products that come out of a recycling facility that can be sold as products or feedstock; ferrous metals; nonferrous metals (aluminum, copper, lead, zinc, tin, and precious metals); stainless steel and high-temperature alloys; plastics; recovered fiber (paper, corrugated, cartons); tires/rubber; electronics; glass; textiles; residential recyclers and materials recovery facilities; Basel Convention; OECD; import/export; and tariffs.
Recycled paper shipping has gone through a period of supply and demand high volatility in the past two and a half years and the entire shipping world has seen their supply and demand scenario change drastically. Learn how the Federal Maritime Commission has handled the continuously evolving situation and what the future strategy is moving forward.