Written by Emily Bonoyer
Rhona Free, vice president for academic affairs, present a sweatshirt to U.S. International Trade Commissioner during a luncheon in his honor after his presentation to Eastern students, faculty and staff.
Prior to his appointment as commissioner, Pinkert was a senior attorney in the Office of the Chief Counsel for Import Administration at the U.S. Department of Commerce. During his tenure in the Commerce Department, Pinkert served as the trade and judiciary counsel to U.S. Sen. Robert Byrd (D-WV). From 1998 through 2000, Pinkert was a senior associate in the litigation and trade group of King and Spalding in
Pinkert holds a Bachelor of Arts degree with high honors from