Eric B. Lorber
CEFP Senior Director
Eric B. Lorber is the senior director of the Center on Economic and Financial Power at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies. He is also a Managing Director at K2 Integrity, where he advises global financial institutions on issues related to sanctions and anti-money laundering/combating the financing of terrorism (AML/CFT) compliance.
Previously, Eric was a senior advisor to the Under Secretary for Terrorism and Financial Intelligence at the United States Department of the Treasury, where he provided strategic guidance on U.S. sanctions and AML/CFT policies. Earlier in his career, he was an attorney at Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, where he advised clients in the areas of international trade regulation, compliance, and anti-corruption.
His articles and commentary on sanctions and related issues have appeared widely in the press and academic journals such as The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, and Foreign Affairs. He has testified before the United States Senate Judiciary Committee, Senate Banking Committee, House Financial Services Committee, and the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence on sanctions and illicit finance-related issues.
Eric graduated from the University of Pennsylvania Law School, where he received the Noyes E. Leech Award for highest achievement in international law. He graduated from Columbia University, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, magna cum laude and with departmental honors, and was awarded the Charles Beard Prize for academic achievement.