Adam Szubin, of counsel at Sullivan & Cromwell, focuses his practice on financial services and national security, with particular emphasis on economic sanctions, export controls, money laundering and counter terrorism.
Prior to joining Sullivan & Cromwell, Mr Szubin was Acting Treasury Department Under Secretary for Terrorism and Financial Intelligence. In this capacity, he led the Department’s efforts to impose sanctions, combat money laundering, and track financial intelligence. During his nearly 13-year tenure at the Treasury, Mr Szubin also served as the Director of Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC). Earlier in his career, Mr Szubin served as counsel to the Deputy Attorney General at the Department of Justice and worked as a trial attorney in the Civil Division, serving as a member of the Terrorism Litigation Task Force.