|Deputy United States Trade Representative|
|Assumed office |
March 19, 2018
|Preceded by||Michael Punke|
|Born||June 4, 1969|
|Education||University at Albany, SUNY |
Duke University School of Law
Jeffrey Gerrish(born June 4, 1969) is an American lawyer. Currently the Deputy United States Trade Representative, Gerrish was previously a partner in the International Trade Group at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom. Gerrish was a member of President Trump's trade transition team.
Gerrish has experience litigating trade disputes before the United States Department of Commerce, International Trade Commission, federal courts, North American Free Trade Agreement bi-national panels, and the World Trade Organization. He has been appointed by the chief judge of the United States Court of International Trade to serve as a member of the court's Rules Advisory Committee.
He is due to lead the US-delegation in trade-talks with China in mid-January 2019. He is seen as having a close world view to Robert Lighthizer, who mentored him, and so, is expected to take a tough stance against China in these talks.
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