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Michael Geffroy

U.S. Department of the Treasury
Assistant Director for Enforcement, Office of Foreign Assets Control
Washington, DC, USA


Michael Geffroy is the Assistant Director for Enforcement, Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) at the United States Department of the Treasury. He supervises a staff investigating potential violations of the economic sanctions programs administered by OFAC.

Mr. Geffroy has extensive national security policy, criminal prosecution, litigation, and investigative experience.  Before joining OFAC in 2008, Mr. Geffroy served as a senior official in the Department of Justice (DOJ) as Counselor to the Assistant Attorney General of the Criminal Division, advising DOJ leadership on legislative and policy matters affecting criminal law enforcement in a range of areas including DOJ's role in the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS). Earlier in his career, Mr. Geffroy also served as an Assistant U.S. Attorney in the District of Columbia.

Mr. Geffroy previously worked as a Counsel in the U.S. House of Representatives.  He served as the Deputy Special Counsel to the Select Bipartisan Committee to Investigate the Preparation for and Response to Hurricane Katrina; Chief Counsel for Oversight & Investigations for the Committee on Homeland Security, and Counsel to the Energy & Commerce Committee where he was principal counsel on many of the Committee's high profile oversight investigations and public hearings.

Mr. Geffroy is an officer in the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve and has served tours of duty in both Iraq and Afghanistan.

Mr. Geffroy received his Juris Doctor degree from the Catholic University of America, and he received his Bachelor of Arts from Brown University.

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