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William N. Myhre

Bill Myhre has 40 years experience in a wide range of federal regulatory, policy, and legislative matters focusing on domestic and international maritime issues among others. He is experienced in cargo and cruise shipping matters and the commercial fishing industry including regulatory limitations on foreign investment in the U.S. maritime industry as well as the construction, conversion, documentation, and financing of vessel assets. He has represented industry coalitions and individual companies in complex legislative initiatives and their subsequent implementation and judicial defense. In addition, Bill also advises clients with respect to international trade, customs administrative and regulatory matters, natural resource management issues, immigration, manning, vessel inspection and equipment requirements, and compliance with safety and maritime security regulations. Additionally, Bill works with colleges and universities on a range of federal policy issues.

  • Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers in Nationwide Transportation; Shipping; Regulatory (Outside New York), 2016–present
  • American Architectural Foundation, Board of Regents
  • SS United States Conservatory, Executive Committee
  • Seatrade Cruise Global Conference, Annual Delegate
  • Maritime Law Association of the United States
  • “Spotlight on Jones Act and US-flag markets,” Tradewinds Shipowners Forum USA, New York City, NY, September 21, 2016
  • “The State of the Fleet,” Bering Sea Fisheries Conference, Seattle, WA, April 23, 2014
  • “Finance & Sale and Purchase – Opportunity Knocks,” Tradewinds Jones Act Shipping Forum, September 18, 2013
  • “Sustainable Fisheries Charrette,” Environmental Defense Fund, San Francisco, CA, October 11-12, 2011
Additional Thought Leadership Pages
  • Federal Regulation of Foreign Investment in the Commercial Fisheries of the United States, Manual of Foreign Investment in the United States – Third Edition, Thompson-West, 2009
Additional News & Event Pages
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