Erika Krum is an associate in Kirkland's International Trade and National Security Practice Group in the Washington, D.C., office. Erika advises clients on complex cross-border transactions and international trade matters, including reviews by the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) and the Defense Counterintelligence Security Agency (DCSA), economic sanctions, export controls (ITAR/EAR), government contracts, antiboycott regulations, and anti-corruption (FCPA). Erika has handled such matters on behalf of, among others, AE Industrial Partners, Cinven Capital Management, Francisco Partners, KKR & Co, Nordic Capital, Thoma Bravo, Triton Partners and Vista Equity Partners, as well as their portfolio companies.


Thought Leadership


"Foreign Investment Restrictions in US Real Estate: Recent Developments and Takeaways," PREA Quarterly, Spring 2023


Admissions & Qualifications

  • District of Columbia


  • Georgetown University Law CenterJ.D.cum laude2020
    Solicitations Editor, Georgetown Journal of International Law
  • Georgetown University McCourt School of Public PolicyM.P.P.2020
  • Colgate UniversityB.A., Economics & Political Sciencecum laude2016