Mr. Roh served as Assistant US Trade Representative for North America from 1989 to 1994, where he was also the Deputy Chief Negotiator of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) for the United States. Previously, Mr. Roh was the associate general counsel of the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) and legal counsel for the USTR Mission to the GATT in Geneva. In those positions he represented the United States in many GATT dispute settlement proceedings and in the drafting and negotiation of numerous international agreements, as well as implementing legislation.
Prior to joining USTR, Mr. Roh served on the trade staff for the US Senate Finance Committee and in the Office of the Legal Adviser at the Department of State.
Mr. Roh served by presidential appointment on the Panel of Conciliators of the International Center for the Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID), and taught world trade law as an adjunct professor at Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies. He has been recognized by Chambers and by the International Who’s Who of Trade and Customs Lawyers.
Mr. Roh has a good knowledge of French and Spanish.