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Electric Vehicle Batteries and Geopolitics: A Conversation With Steve Levine – Author, Journalist, and Editor of the Electric [PODCAST]

In this podcast, Birgit Matthiesen talks to Steve LeVine about the fast-paced electric vehicle industry and the global competition of its supply chain. AFS colleague, James Kim, joins the conversation with his thoughts on the Inflation Reduction Act and US trade rules and their important role in determining sourcing and production.

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Birgit Matthiesen Trade Law Legal Professional ArentFox Schiff Washington DC
Director, North American Manufacturing

Birgit works with a team of colleagues to assist companies and business groups with cross-border business interests, ranging from import risk mitigation to broader trade competitive objectives.

Birgit’s career was launched as a Customs inspector at the US/Canada border. Today, from Washington, DC, Birgit brings to ArentFox Schiff a deep and broad understanding of trade policy and its implications for the corporate sector. That insight can be read in her numerous articles and media interviews over the years but is truly demonstrated in corporate...

James Kim Global Trade Attorney ArentFox Schiff

James is an associate in ArentFox Schiff's International Trade & Investment practice and Electric Mobility Group. Prior to joining ArentFox Schiff, James served as an attorney-advisor at US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) from 2014 to 2021. During his tenure at CBP, he advised on legal and policy issues involving the US-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), including issues relating to duty preference, classification, entry procedures, recordkeeping, prior disclosures, penalties, duty deferral, and customs and labor enforcement. James played a key role in developing...