Assistant U.S. Trade Representative for Monitoring and Enforcement
Juan A. Millán is the Assistant U.S. Trade Representative for Monitoring and Enforcement in the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR). He leads the Monitoring and Enforcement unit of the Office of General Counsel, which represents the United States in disputes under the World Trade Organization (WTO), U.S. free trade agreements, and other bilateral trade agreements. He develops litigation strategy for and supervises all U.S. trade litigation in these fora. He also provides analysis and strategic advice to the U.S. Trade Representative and senior USTR officials on matters related to U.S. trade policy, including foreign trade barriers and policies affecting international trade relations. From 2005 to 2012, he was Legal Advisor and Senior Legal Advisor at the U.S. Mission to the WTO in Geneva, Switzerland, participating in all U.S. disputes and disputes-related matters in the WTO during that period and representing the United States in the WTO Dispute Settlement Body. Before moving to Geneva, he served as an attorney in Office of General Counsel at USTR, with a focus on domestic and export subsidies, agriculture, and SPS (human, animal, or plant life or health) issues. Previously, he worked at a Washington, DC, law firm. He holds a law degree from Yale Law School and an undergraduate degree in politics from Princeton University.