Currently alive, at 65 years of age.
1972 – Barshefsky is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin.
1975 – Graduated in a Catholic University School of Law.
1993-1999 – Served as the Deputy United States Trade Representative.
1996-1997 – Became the acting US Trade Representative.
1999 – Negotiator with China’s Zhu Rongji, laying out the terms for China’s eventual entry into the World Trade Organization.
1997-2001 – Ambassador Barshefsky became the US Trade Representative.