April 11, 2019
President Trump has nominated Christopher Landau to serve as the U.S. Ambassador to Mexico. The position has been vacant since Ambassador Roberta Jacobson left the post in May of 2018.
Christopher Landau is a partner at the law firm of Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan LLP, and previously partner and associate at Kirkland & Ellis, in Washington D.C. Born in Madrid, Landau is fluent in Spanish and earned an undergraduate certificate in Latin American Studies at Harvard. His father, George Landau, served as U.S. Ambassador to Venezuela, Chile, and Paraguay.
This nomination is still pending Senate confirmation.