Brian C. Muraresku graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Brown University, with a concentration in Latin, Greek and Sanskrit. He earned a law degree from Georgetown University and was admitted to the New York Bar in 2005. Muraresku practiced global project finance with Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy at their offices in New York and London. He later joined the Inter-American Development Bank in Washington D.C., where he structured and negotiated infrastructure and microfinance transactions across Latin America and the Caribbean. Muraresku has a robust history of pro bono assignments, advocating for Sudanese refugees at the United Nations field office in Cairo, Egypt.
Brian has argued and won political asylum for a Guinean woman in federal immigration court, successfully secured the permanent residence of a Colombian mother and her three daughters under the Violence Against Women Act, and assisted the repatriation of a Panamanian girl under the International Child Abduction Convention.
Brian currently serves as the founding Executive Director of Doctors for Cannabis Regulation, the country's first and only national organization of physicians dedicated to the legalization and regulation of cannabis.