For more than 10 years, Robb LaKritz has served as a managing partner of LaKritz Adler Development, LLC, the award-winning real estate investment and development firm he co-founded in Washington, DC. The company purchases, restores, owns and manages class A, historically contributing trophy buildings in the national Capitol area. Among its holdings are the historic Dupont Starbucks Buildings, the Veritas Building, the Watha T. Daniels House and 5185 MacArthur, all within blocks of the White House.
Additionally, Robb LaKritz serves as Chairman and CEO of LaKritz Holdings, LLC, a privately-held investment firm and family office that makes disciplined diversified private equity investments globally.
He previously fulfilled a US presidential appointment as Special Assistant and Advisor to the Deputy U.S. Treasury Secretary. In this capacity, he helped guide U.S. domestic and international economic policy with a focus on U.S. economic relations with China. Before that, Robb LaKritz was a corporate international lawyer with Baker, Donelson in its China practice.
Robb LaKritz holds a B.A. in Political Science, earned with highest distinction and Phi Beta Kappa, from the University of Michigan, and a J.D. for Emory University, where he served on the board of editors of the law review. In addition, he has completed specialized programs in law and international finance at both East China University of Politics and Law, located in Shanghai, China and Franklin College Switzerland, located in Ticino, Switzerland.