Amb. John K. Veroneau

Ambassador John Veroneau is Senior Counsel at Covington & Burling LLP in the firm’s International Trade Practice Group. Having served in senior positions in both Executive and Legislative branches, he provides legal and strategic advice to clients on a broad range of international trade matters. Ambassador Veroneau held Senate-confirmed positions under President Bush as Deputy United States Trade Representative (USTR) and USTR General Counsel, and under President Clinton as an Assistant Secretary of Defense.  He is a graduate of the University of Maine at Orono and the University of Maine School of Law.  He and his wife, Carol Svoboda, have two sons.