Jimenez To Head USTR Congressional Office

Law360, New York (October 26, 2009, 3:10 PM EDT) -- U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk has promoted Luis Jimenez, formerly the deputy assistant USTR for congressional affairs, to assistant USTR following the departure of his superior.

Kirk's office announced Friday that Jimenez would replace Daniel Sepulveda as assistant USTR for congressional affairs. Sen. John Kerry, D-Mass., hired Sepulveda on Oct. 20 as a senior adviser.

In his new position, Jimenez will lead the Office of Congressional Affairs, which briefs Congress on trade issues, responds to congressional inquiries, and coordinates with other USTR offices to negotiate trade...
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