Sonia Delman is an Attorney-Advisor with the Commercial Law Development Program (CLDP) in the Office of the General Counsel of the U.S. Department of Commerce. Ms. Delman manages CLDP’s programs in Central Asia. Prior to joining CLDP, Ms. Delman worked as a Legal Counsel with the World Bank's Sanctions Board Secretariat. Before that, she practiced law with the law firm Miller & Chevalier, where she worked primarily on matters involving the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. Ms. Delman performed internal investigations of alleged corruption, fraud and collusion; she also advised U.S. and international companies on anti-corruption compliance issues.
Ms. Delman received her law degree, with highest honors, from the George Washington University Law School, where she served as an Executive Articles Editor of the International Law Review. Ms. Delman also worked as a student attorney in the George Washington International Human Rights Clinic and interned at Amnesty International Australia. the Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Center for Human Rights, and the Washington Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights.
Prior to earning her law degree, Ms. Delman worked for four years as an analyst with ING Clarion, based in New York. She received her undergraduate degree from Cornell University. Ms. Delman is a member of the New York and District of Columbia bars. She is fluent in Russian and has a working knowledge of French.