Miriam served in the administrations of Presidents Reagan, Bush, Clinton and Obama, most recently as Deputy U.S. Trade Representative and Acting U.S. Trade Representative. She was a senior member of the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) and served on the Board of Directors of the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC).
Miriam earned her B.A. from Williams College and her J.D. from New York University School of Law, where she was a member of the Law Review. She is a member of the Board of Directors of Project HOPE and serves on the State Department’s Advisory Committee on International Communications and Information Policy. In 2016, President Obama appointed her to the Panel of Conciliators of the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes at the World Bank. She is a member of the bar in Washington, DC and New York.