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Lori Wallach

Director, Public Citizen’s Global Trade Watch

Lori Wallach is director of Public Citizen’s Global Trade Watch, which monitors the World Trade Organization and international trade agreements.

She has testified on NAFTA, GATT-WTO and other trade issues before over 30 U.S. Congressional committees, numerous other countries’ legislatures, the U.S. International Trade Commission and the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative.

She has served as a trade commentator on CNN, ABC, CNBC, C-SPAN, CNBC, Fox, Bloomberg, PBS, NPR and numerous foreign outlets and been published and quoted in publications such as the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, USA Today, Financial Times, Associated Press, Los Angeles Times and more.

Ms. Wallach is the author or co-author of “Whose Trade Organization? Corporate Globalization and the Erosion of Democracy” (1999), “Whose Trade Organization? A Comprehensive Guide to the WTO” (2004) and “The Rise and Fall of Fast Track Trade Authority” (2011).

Ms. Wallach is a graduate of Wellesley College and Harvard Law School.

Articles by Lori Wallach

The US Drops ISDS

The U.S. government used to be the chief proponent of strong investor protection clauses in international trade deals. No longer. What happened?

January 24, 2020

What’s Next for the WTO?

To reform the WTO, the director-general can take a cue from his home nation, Brazil.

December 16, 2013

Obama’s Covert Trade Deal

Has the Obama Administration's Pacific trade negotiations violated the President's pledge to open government?

June 5, 2013