Stuart E. Eizenstat
Stuart Eizenstat
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Special Advisor for Holocaust Issues

December 18, 2013
President Barack Obama
Donald Trump
Position established
United States Deputy Secretary of the Treasury

July 16, 1999 - January 20, 2001
President Bill Clinton
Larry Summers
Kenneth Dam
Under Secretary of State for Economic, Business, and Agricultural Affairs

June 6, 1997 - July 16, 1999
President Bill Clinton
Joan Spero
Alan Larson
Under Secretary of Commerce for International Trade

April 1996 - June 6, 1997
President Bill Clinton
Timothy Hauser (Acting)
David Aaron
United States Ambassador to the European Union

August 2, 1993 - April 1996
President Bill Clinton
James Dobbins
Vernon Weaver
White House Domestic Affairs Advisor

January 20, 1977 - January 20, 1981
President Jimmy Carter
James Cannon
Ralph Bledsoe (1985)
Personal details
Born (1943-01-15) January 15, 1943 (age 75)
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Frances Eizenstat
Education University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (BA)
Harvard University (JD)

Stuart E. "Stu" Eizenstat (born January 15, 1943) is an American diplomat and attorney. He served as the United States Ambassador to the European Union from 1993 to 1996 and as the United States Deputy Secretary of the Treasury from 1999 to 2001. He currently[when?] serves as a partner at the Washington, D.C.-based law firm Covington & Burling and as a senior strategist at APCO Worldwide.

Biography

Early life

Stuart E. Eizenstat was born on January 15, 1943. He earned an A.B., cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa, in political science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where he was a brother of the Alpha Pi Chapter of Zeta Beta Tau fraternity.[1] He received his Juris Doctor degree from Harvard Law School in 1967.[1]

Career

Stuart Eizenstat and Anne Wexler, August 10, 1978

He served as a law clerk for the Honorable Newell Edenfield of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia.

From 1977 to 1981, he was President Jimmy Carter's Chief Domestic Policy Adviser, and Executive Director of the White House Domestic Policy Staff.[1][2] In 1983, he wrote for Quarante magazine an article entitled, "The Quiet Revolution." He was the first to describe the "feminization of poverty." He was President Bill Clinton's Deputy Secretary of the Treasury (1999-2001), Under Secretary of State for Economic, Business, and Agricultural Affairs (1997-1999), and also served as the Under Secretary of Commerce for International Trade at the International Trade Administration (ITA) from 1996 to 1997.[2]

In 1998, he organised the Washington Conference on Holocaust Era Assets, resulting in the Washington Principles on Nazi-Confiscated Art.[3]

He has served as the United States Ambassador to the European Union from 1993 to 1996 and as co-chairman of the European-American Business Council (EABC).[1] Additionally, he is a member of the Board of Advisors of the Global Panel Foundation.

In 2008, the Ambassador Stuart E. Eizenstat Distinguished Professorship in Jewish history and culture was endowed in Eizenstat's honor at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. For his work he has received the Courage and Conscience Award from the Government of Israel, the Knight Commander's Cross (Badge and Star) of the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany, the French Legion of Honor from the Government of France, and the International Advocate for Peace Award from the Cardozo Journal of Conflict Resolution.[2]

Personal life

He was married to the late Frances Eizenstat, and has two sons and eight grandchildren.

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Political offices
Preceded by
James Cannon
White House Domestic Affairs Advisor
1977-1981
Vacant
Title next held by
Ralph Bledsoe
Preceded by
Timothy Hauser
Acting
Under Secretary of Commerce for International Trade
1996-1997
Succeeded by
David Aaron
Preceded by
Joan Spero
Under Secretary of State for Economic, Business, and Agricultural Affairs
1997-1999
Succeeded by
Alan Larson
Preceded by
Larry Summers
United States Deputy Secretary of the Treasury
1999-2001
Succeeded by
Kenneth Dam
Diplomatic posts
Preceded by
James Dobbins
United States Ambassador to the European Union
1993-1996
Succeeded by
Vernon Weaver
New office Special Advisor for Holocaust Issues
2013-present
Incumbent

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