Active in Washington, DC
Eric Wachter, a Director in Finsbury’s Washington, DC office, provides strategic counsel and develops sound communications solutions in crisis and issues management, litigation, government investigations, and public policy and regulatory matters. Previously, Eric worked as an attorney at King & Spalding LLP, where he specialized in strategies to solve complex problems and tell clients’ stories in litigation and government affairs. His litigation practice focused on high-exposure consumer fraud, product liability, toxic tort, commercial, and administrative cases, including class actions and attorney general actions. He also worked in government advocacy and public policy, helping to guide clients through Congressional and other governmental investigations; appellate practice; and crisis management. Additionally, he served as Associate Director of the Anti-Defamation League’s Washington, DC regional office, where his portfolio included communications and media relations, government advocacy, and operations in three states and the District of Columbia. Eric received a J.D. from Harvard Law School and a B.A. in Ethics, Politics, and Economics from Yale University. He served as law clerk to the Honorable Gerald Bard Tjoflat of the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit. He is a member of the Bars of Georgia and the District of Columbia.