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Mike Froman
Michael Froman official portrait.jpg
17th United States Trade Representative
In office
June 21, 2013 – January 20, 2017
PresidentBarack Obama
DeputyMiriam Sapiro
Robert Holleyman
Preceded byRon Kirk
Succeeded byRobert Lighthizer
United States Deputy National Security Advisor for International Economic Affairs
In office
January 20, 1993 – December 31, 1995
PresidentBill Clinton
Preceded byPosition established
Succeeded byPosition abolished
Personal details
Born (1962-08-20) August 20, 1962 (age 59)
San Rafael, California, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic
Spouse(s)Nancy Goodman
EducationPrinceton University (BA)
St Antony's College, Oxford
(MA, PhD)
Harvard University (JD)

Michael Braverman Goodman Froman (born August 20, 1962)[1] is an American lawyer and politician. He was the U.S. Trade Representative from 2013 to 2017.

He was Assistant to the President of the United States and Deputy National Security Advisor for International Economic Affairs, a position held jointly at the National Security Council and the National Economic Council.[2]

On May 2, 2013 President Barack Obama nominated him to succeed Ambassador Ron Kirk as the U.S. Trade Representative.[3][4] He was confirmed on June 19, 2013.