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Ari Fridman

House Foreign Affairs Committee


Last updated: Oct 23, 2013

Ari Fridman is Staff Counsel on the House Foreign Affairs Committee where his portfolio includes the Committee’s oversight of the Department of State, the Agency for International Development, and the Peace Corps. He also handles the Committee’s work on compensation for American victims of international terrorism. Ari interned at Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP and for the Honorable Frederic Block of the Eastern District of New York. From 2006-2007, Ari received the Legacy Heritage Fellowship, working at the American Jewish Committee for Executive Director David Harris on public policy issues.  Ari graduated magna cum laude from Yeshiva University, and he received a JD from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law.

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