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Charlene BARSHEFSKY

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Charlene BARSHEFSKY

前美国贸易代表

华盛顿特区 WilmerHale法律事务所高级国际合作伙伴

作为华盛顿特区 WilmerHale法律事务所的高级国际合作伙伴,Charlene Barshefsky大使就跨国公司和私人股权公司的全球市场准入、投资和收购策略提出建议。1997 年至 2001 年期间,Charlene Barshefsky曾在克林顿总统内阁中担任美国贸易代表、美国首席贸易谈判代表,之后成为WilmerHale的一员。作为美国贸易代表,她是美国贸易政策的制定者,参与了众多复杂的贸易谈判和投资协议谈判,开放了市场,消除了政策壁垒和投资壁垒。她曾参与过众多有历史意义的商务谈判:她是中国签订WTO协议的建设师和谈判代表,使中国经济进入世界市场;她还参与了有关金融服务、电讯、技术产品和网络空间等具有里程碑意义的全球协议谈判;她与越南签订的《贸易协定》为双边关系正常化铺平了道路;她与约旦签署的《自由贸易协定》是第一个与阿拉伯国家签署的贸易协定。Barshefsky大使是英特尔公司、美国运通公司、雅诗兰黛公司和喜达屋度假酒店董事。她还是霍华德·休斯医学研究所理事、莫里斯公司全球咨询委员会成员以及对外关系委员会成员。

Former U.S. Trade Representative

Senior International Partner, WilmerHale, Washington, D.C.

Ambassador Charlene Barshefsky, Senior International Partner at WilmerHale in Washington, D.C., advises multinationals and private equity firms on their global market access, investment and acquisition strategies. She joined WilmerHale after serving in President Clinton’s Cabinet as the U.S. Trade Representative from 1997 to 2001, and previously acting and deputy U.S.T.R. As the U.S.T.R., Barshefsky formulated U.S. trade policy and negotiated hundreds of complex trade and investment agreements that opened markets and removed regulatory and investment barriers worldwide. Among her historic agreements, Barshefsky was the architect and negotiator of China’s WTO agreement, opening China’s economy as a world market. She negotiated landmark global agreements in financial services, telecommunications, technology products and cyberspace. Her trade agreement with Vietnam paved the way for the bilateral normalization of relations, and a Free Trade Agreement with Jordan was the first with an Arab state. Barshefsky serves on the boards of Intel Corporation, American Express Company, The Estee Lauder Companies, and Starwood Hotels and Resorts. She is a Trustee of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, a Global Advisory Board Member of Moelis & Company, and a Member of the Council on Foreign Relations.