As Vice President of Government Relations, Advocacy & Community Engagement, Erika Moritsugu manages ADL’s federal, state and local advocacy, coordinating with a network of 25 regional offices across the country. Erika leads all of ADL’s intergroup and interfaith efforts, working with a broad array of advocacy organizations, coalitions and interest groups to build stronger relations.
Erika joined ADL in 2018 after 11 years in the federal government, working for three U.S. Senators, as a Senate-confirmed official at the Department of Housing and Urban Development and at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Prior to that, she was an international trade and immigration lawyer at Hogan and Hartson, and worked at the Wexler Group, the Department of Justice, and the Honolulu Prosecutor’s office.
Erika attended Brandeis University, earned a BA at the College of William and Mary and received her law degree with honors from George Washington Law School.