Nov 04, 2019
Global Trade: War or Peace?
Join the World Affairs Council of Philadelphia for an assessment of global trade with Ambassador Ron Kirk, who served as United States Trade Representative (USTR ) and was a member of President Obama’s Cabinet, serving as the President’s principal trade advisor, negotiator, and spokesperson on trade issues.
About the Event
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About the Speaker
Ron Kirk is Senior Of Counsel in Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher’s Dallas and Washington, D.C. offices. He is Co-Chair of the International Trade Practice Group and a member of the Sports Law, Public Policy, Crisis Management, and Private Equity Practice Groups. Ambassador Kirk focuses on providing strategic advice to companies with global interests.
Ambassador Kirk has had an extensive career in Public Service. Prior to joining Gibson Dunn in April 2013, Ambassador Kirk served as United States Trade Representative (USTR )and was a member of President Obama’s Cabinet, serving as the President’s principal trade advisor, negotiator, and spokesperson on trade issues. He also served as Mayor of Dallas from 1995-2001, and as Texas Secretary of State in 1994 appointed by Gov. Ann W. Richards.
Prior to joining USTR, Ambassador Kirk was a partner at Vinson & Elkins LLP, where his principal area of practice was public finance and public policy.
• Program only: $20
• Reception and Program: $40
• Program only: $30
• Reception and Program: $50
Young Friends Members
• Program only: $10
• Program only: $5
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