Lauren Sun


As the Assistant Director for Regulatory Affairs at the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), Lauren manages a team of sanctions regulations advisors responsible for the implementation of OFAC’s sanctions programs through regulations, web general licenses, and other regulatory documents.  Previously, she served as the Deputy Assistant Director for Regulatory Affairs at OFAC from 2020 to 2021, and as an Attorney Advisor in the Office of the Chief Counsel, Foreign Assets Control from 2015 to 2020.  She also served as a Senior Advisor to the General Counsel of the Department of Commerce from 2016 to 2017.


Lauren is a graduate of Princeton University and Stanford Law School.  Following law school, she worked at the Department of Justice, Antitrust Division, clerked for the Honorable Richard J. Leon on the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, and worked in private practice at O’Melveny & Myers LLP.





Lauren Sun
Assistant Director for Regulatory Affairs