Oct 11 Thu

Third Annual Wenger Distinguished Lecture on Trade: The Great Paradox: Economic Nationalism in an Interdependent Age

05:30PM - 08:00PM Washington College of Law - NT01, Warren Building
Ambassador Rufus Yerxa became President of the National Foreign Trade Council (NFTC) in May 2016. As president, he oversees NFTC’s efforts in favor of a more open, rules-based world economy, focusing on key issues to U.S. competitiveness such as international trade and tax policy, economic sanctions and export finance. He has more than three decades of experience as a lawyer, diplomat, U.S. trade negotiator and international official. This included roles as staff Director of the key U.S. House committee on trade matters, as Deputy U. S. Trade Representative (USTR) in two Administrations, and as Deputy Director General of the World Trade Organization (WTO). He also spent several years in the private sector, including as the Brussels-based partner with a major U.S. law firm. He holds a BA in political science from the University of Washington (1973), a JD from Seattle University School of Law (1976), and an LLB in International Law from the University of Cambridge, England (1977)

Sponsored by the Henry E. & Consuelo S.Wenger Foundation

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