Andrej Auersperger Matić is the 2016-17 European Union fellow in GMF’s Europe Program in Washington, DC, where he works on transatlantic trade and investment issues. He is a member of the Legal Service of the European Parliament in Brussels, Belgium, where he has covered external relations and trade law of the European Union since 2012 and justice and human rights law between 2005-12. His work included litigation in European Union courts and providing legal advice to members of the European Parliament, focusing in recent years on European Union trade relations and TTIP. Prior to working in Brussels, Auersperger also worked at the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg, France. He is a native of Slovenia and holds a law degree from the University of Ljubljana and an LLM degree from Yale Law School.