David Lawsky joined FIPRA at the beginning of 2010. Between 2001 and 2008 he was the lead Reuters correspondent in Brussels covering competition and regulatory issues. Lawsky also worked in San Francisco and Washington DC and was the only reporter who reported on the Microsoft case both in Brussels and in Washington. During his time in Washington, David covered Capitol Hill, the Justice Department and presidential campaigns. Lawsky was previously press secretary to Senator Frank Lautenberg of New Jersey, Washington editor at National Public Radio, taught journalism part-time at the University of Maryland and was on the Board of Governors of the National Press Club. Lawsky has a Master's in journalism from the University of California, Berkeley, and a Bachelor's in English from San Francisco State College. He holds both US and Belgian citizenship.