Eric B. Lorber

Adjunct Fellow, Energy, Economics, and Security Program

CNAS Next Generation National Security Fellow, 2015

Research Areas

Eric B. Lorber is an Adjunct Fellow at the Center for a New American Security, focusing on issues related to economic sanctions and financial security. He is concurrently a senior associate at the Financial Integrity Network, where he advises financial clients on issues related to economic sanctions, anti-money laundering, and regulatory compliance.

Prior to joining FIN, he was an associate in the Washington, D.C. office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, where he advised clients in the areas of international trade regulation, compliance, and anti-corruption, with particular emphasis and experience assisting clients in complying with the economic sanctions and embargo regulations administered by the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC). 

While in law school, Eric worked in the Office of Chief Counsel at OFAC and in the Office of Terrorist Financing and Financial Crime at the Treasury Department.  His commentary on sanctions and related issues has appeared in Foreign Affairs, Foreign Policy, The National Interest, Cato Unbound, The Journal of Conflict Resolution, Middle East Policy Journal, The Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, and Reuters, among others. 

Mr. Lorber graduated from the University of Pennsylvania Law School, where he received the Noyes E. Leech Award for highest achievement in international law and was a member of the Moot Court Board and a Arthur Littleton and H. Clayton Louderback Legal Writing Instructor.  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.   

Mr. Lorber is admitted to practice in Maryland and the District of Columbia and currently maintains a Secret-level security clearance.  He is a Term Member of the Council on Foreign Relations and a Next Generation National Security Fellow at the Center for a New American Security.

Support CNAS

View All Reports by Eric B. Lorber View All Articles & Multimedia by Eric B. Lorber