Director and founder
Global Trade Watch, a division of Public Citizen
Lori Wallach is 30-year veteran of congressional trade debates starting with the 1990s fight over NAFTA, she was named to the “ Politico’s 50” list of thinkers, doers, and visionaries transforming American politics for her leadership in the Trans-Pacific Partnership debate. Wallach is an internationally recognized expert on trade with experience advocating in Congress and foreign parliaments, trade negotiations, courts, government agencies, the media and in the streets. She combines a lawyer’s expertise on the terms and outcomes of agreements with insight from the front lines of trade debates. Wallach worked as a congressional staffer, in election campaigns, and in television news before graduating from Harvard Law School.