Lighthizer Stocks Trade Team With Skadden Vets

Law360, Washington (June 15, 2017, 3:07 PM EDT) -- Nearly five months into Donald Trump’s presidency and just two months before the planned start date of the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement, U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer named his senior staff Wednesday, including multiple veterans of his former firm.

Lighthizer, confirmed by the Senate on May 11, announced eight key positions, with three to be occupied by veterans of the international trade group of Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP, a firm for which Lighthizer worked from 1985 until Trump appointed...
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