Miriam Sapiro


Co-Head, Sard Verbinnen

Vice Chair, SVC Public Affairs

Ambassador Miriam Sapiro is Co-Head of Sard Verbinnen & Co’s Washington D.C. office and Vice Chair of SVC Public Affairs. In this role, Miriam focuses on public affairs and strategic communications with respect to cross-border transactions, litigation and regulatory issues.


Miriam has more than 25 years of experience in government and the private sector, including navigating high-stakes crises and providing strategic advice to companies and organizations on a range of policy and regulatory challenges. She served in the administrations of Presidents Reagan, Bush, Clinton and Obama, working at the State Department, the National Security Council and the White House. Upon confirmation by the Senate as Ambassador, she served 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 on the Board of the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC).


Miriam serves on the Supervisory Board of the Lufthansa Group and the Board of Project HOPE. She is on the Panel of Conciliators of the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes at the World Bank.