Eric Lieberman is Vice President and General Counsel of The Washington Post. He has overall responsibility for The Post’s legal affairs, government affairs, public relations, and community relations. He joined The Post’s Legal Department in 1998.
Eric graduated from Harvard College, magna cum laude, in 1986 with a degree in Social Studies. He then spent two years working as a legislative aide on Sen. Edward M. Kennedy’s Labor Committee staff. He graduated from Duke University School of Law in 1991 with honors. After graduation, Eric clerked for Chief Judge James L. Oakes of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. He then spent six years as an associate at Williams & Connolly, where he worked on a variety of civil and criminal litigation matters.
Eric currently serves as The Washington Post’s representative on the boards of the Maryland-Delaware-District of Columbia Press Association, the Virginia Press Association, the Council for Court Excellence, and the Media Law Resource Center.
Eric lives in Bethesda, Maryland with his wife, Lauren, and their two children, Sarah (14) and Josh (10).