Alan Wm. Wolff

Wolff_Alan_externalAmbassador Alan Wm. Wolff is a member of Dentons’ International Trade Practice. He serves as Chairman of the Board of the National Foreign Trade Council (NFTC) and is a member of the Advisory Committee of the Peterson Institute for International Economics and the Council on Foreign Relations. He is a lifetime National Associate of the National Academies and has served as Co-Chairman of the Innovation Policy Forum and Board Member of the National Academies’ Science Technology and Economic Policy (STEP) Board.

Wolff served as United States Deputy Special Representative for Trade Negotiations in the Carter Administration, after serving as General Counsel of the Agency in the Ford Administration, and was responsible for the Administration for drafting major trade legislation, including the first “trade promotion authority”. . He served as Acting Head of the U.S. Delegation to the GATT Multilateral Trade Negotiations (Tokyo Round) in 1976. Prior to joining STR, he was a senior lawyer dealing with international monetary, trade and development issues at the U.S. Treasury Department, and served as Staff Counsel to the National Advisory Council on International Monetary and Financial Policies.


He received his AB from Harvard and JD from Columbia Law School.