Rod Hunter

Partner, Baker McKenzie

Rod Hunter is a partner of Baker McKenzie.



He previously served as Special Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs and Senior Director of the White House’s National Security Council, and as Special Counsel in the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative. Prior to his government service, Rod was a Brussels-based partner with the Hunton & Williams law firm where he was the Head of European regulatory practice. Rod also previously served as Vice President of European Governmental Programs at IBM. Earlier in his career, he served as an assistant to Senator John Warner, judicial clerk to Judge Boyce Martin on the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals and associate to Chief Justice Sir Anthony Mason of the High Court of Australia.


Accomplishments / Boards

He serves on the advisory board of the Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy.


Areas of Expertise

International Trade and Investment, and International Economics.



He received his Law Degree from the University of Virginia School of Law and his BA from Hampton-Sydney College.