Ambassador Miriam Sapiro is Deputy U.S. Trade Representative responsible for trade with Europe, the Middle East and the Americas. She also supervises Services and Investment, Small Business, Market Access, and Industrial Competitiveness, Intellectual Property and Innovation, and the Washington-based office of WTO and Multilateral Affairs. Miriam’s previous government experience includes serving as Special Assistant to President Clinton and Counselor for Southeast European Stabilization and Reconstruction, as Director of European Affairs at the National Security Council, and as a member of the Secretary of State’s Policy Planning Staff and Office of Legal Adviser. Prior to rejoining the Government, Miriam was the founder and President of Summit Strategies International, a consulting firm specializing in internet and telecommunications policy. She earned her J.D. from New York University School of Law and her B.A. from Williams College.