President Donald Trump has nominated Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan partner Christopher Landau to serve as the next U.S. ambassador to Mexico, 14 months after the appellate luminary left his longtime post at Kirkland & Ellis.

The announcement came in a release late Monday night. The U.S. has not had a Senate-confirmed ambassador to Mexico, its third largest trade partner, since Obama appointee Roberta Jacobson resigned in May 2018.

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