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Stuart Eizenstat

American diplomat and attorney Stuart Eizenstat is a partner at the Washington, DC law firm Covington & Burling LLP and heads their international practice. He is also co-chair of board of directors of the Jewish People Policy Institute. 
He served in three US government administrations, holding a number of key senior positions including President Jimmy Carter’s chief domestic policy adviser (1977-1981), US Ambassador to the European Union (1993-1996), President Clinton’s deputy secretary of the treasury (1999-2001), undersecretary of commerce for international trade (1996-7) and undersecretary of state for economic, business and agricultural affairs (1993-2001).

He has received several honorary doctorates and numerous high civilian awards.