March 11,2015

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Wyden Welcomes Greta Milligan Peisch as New International Trade Counsel

Experienced Lawyer from USTR Will Serve as Counsel on Services, Intellectual Property, and Customs

WASHINGTON –Senate Finance Committee Ranking Member Ron Wyden, D-Ore., today announced Greta Milligan Peisch has joined the Finance Committee Democratic staff, where she will serve as international trade counsel focusing on services, intellectual property, Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership negotiations, and customs issues.

“I am delighted to welcome Greta to the Senate Finance Committee’s Democratic staff,” Wyden said.  “Greta has the experience and expertise that will help the committee ensure trade policy is done right at this critical time.”

“I’m eager to serve on the Senate Finance Committee at such an important and pivotal time on trade policy” Peisch said. “Working to advance Senator Wyden’s pro-growth, pro-jobs agenda is a tremendous opportunity and I look forward to being part of a team that is focused on achieving important things this year.”

Peisch joins the committee from the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR), where she most recently served as chief counsel for negotiations, legislation, and administrative law. She previous served as a law clerk at the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts, and has experience in the private sector. Peisch is a graduate of Yale Law School and Dartmouth College.