Former USTR General Counsel Returns To King & Spalding

Law360 (July 9, 2019, 5:38 PM EDT) -- The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative's former general counsel, Stephen P. Vaughn, has rejoined King & Spalding in its international trade practice group after spending two years as the USTR's top attorney, the firm announced Tuesday.

King & Spalding LLP touted Vaughn’s work at the USTR, which included investigating a Chinese technology transfer; advising on trade negotiations with China, Canada and Mexico; and handling litigation before the World Trade Organization.

Vaughn also served as the acting U.S. trade representative for a period in 2017 while the current representative, Robert E. Lighthizer, was awaiting confirmation.

“Stephen has been directly involved in every major...

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