Member Directory

Standing Committee

Chair: James E. Baker, Visiting Professor, Georgetown Law, Former Chief Judge, United States Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces, and former Special Assistant to the President and Legal Adviser to the National Security Council.

Eliana Davidson, Deputy General Counsel, Intelligence, Department of Defense. Former Deputy Legal Advisor, National Security Council and former Special Counsel to the General Counsel, Department of Defense.

Raj De, Partner, Mayer Brown and Immediate Past General Counsel, National Security Agency.

Laura Donohue, Professor of Law, Georgetown University Law Center and Acting Director of Georgetown’s Center on National Security and the Law.  Former Clerk for the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals and life member of the Council on Foreign Relations.

James Durant, Chief Counsel, Office of Science-Integrated Support Center, U.S. Department of Energy, former Staff Judge Advocate, US Air Force.

Ivan Fong, Senior Vice President, Legal Affairs and General Counsel, 3M and former General Counsel, U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

Angela Hinton, Chief Counsel, City of Atlanta Department of Law.

M. Tia Johnson, Assistant Secretary for Legislative Affairs, Department of Homeland Security, Colonel, Judge Advocate US Army, (ret.) Currently serves as the Senior Advisor to the Director of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement and is the former Senior Military Assistant to the DOD General Counsel, former Special Assistant for Legal and International Security Affairs, Office of the Secretary of Defense, Office of Legislative Affairs and former Legal Advisor, NATO Joint Forces Command, in Naples. She is also the former Chair, International and Operational Law Department, U.S. Army Judge Advocate General's School. 

Elisa Poteat, Attorney, National Security Division, U.S. Department of Justice, addressing counter-terrorism prosecution, national security and cybersecurity and has served as Senior Staff for the FBI's 911 Review Commission. She has also served as an Assistant US Attorney in the US Attorney’s Office in Washington, DC.

Lala Qadir, Associate, Covington & Burling, focusing on data privacy and security.

Lee Zeichner, Founder and President, Zeichner Risk Analytics, LLC, critical infrastructure consultant to the Department of Homeland Security National Cyber Division, and counsel to the Business Roundtable Security Task Force.  He is former Senior Counsel, Commission on Critical Infrastructure Protection.

Special Advisor: James E. McPherson, Executive Director, National Association of Attorneys General and Rear Admiral, U.S. Navy (ret.) and former General Counsel, Counterintelligence Field Activity and former Judge Advocate General, U.S. Navy.

Advisory Committee

Chair: Harvey Rishikof, Senior Counsel, Crowell and Moring and former Dean, National War College and Director of Cybersecurity and the Law, College of Information Science and Technology, The iSchool, Drexel University.  He also served as Senior Policy Advisor to the National Counterintelligence Executive, Office of the Director of National Intelligence, and is the former Legal Counsel to the Deputy Director of the FBI.  As former Administrative Assistant to the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, he served as chief of staff and liaison to the Executive Branch, Congress, the Federal Judicial Center and the Administrative Office of the US Court. Member of the Council on Foreign Relations and the American Law Institute.

Benes Aldana, Chief Trial Judge, US Coast Guard and former Staff Judge Advocate General for Coast Guard District Eight.

Athena Rudolph Arguello, Assistant General Counsel, Central Intelligence Agency, General Counsel to the President’s Intelligence Advisory Board and former attorney with the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, Office of General Counsel.

William Banks, Interim Dean, Syracuse University College of Law and Director, Institute for National Security and Counterterrorism, Board of Advisors and Distinguished Professor, Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs.   

Andrew Borene, Federal Manager, IBM i2 Safer Planet, IBM Corporation, National Security Solutions, Nuance Communications. Former Associate Deputy General Counsel, U.S. Department of Defense and a former Marine intelligence officer in Iraq.

Yvette Bourcicot, Yvette Bourcicot is the Senior Advisor for Atrocities Prevention and Response in the Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Stability and Humanitarian Affairs.  She previously served as Special Assistant to the Army General Counsel, Air Force JAG, and private defense counsel. 

Judith Boyd, U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Northeast Regional Privacy Officer, U.S. Department of Homeland Security and former Chief Counsel for the Minority, U.S. House of Representatives Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence.

Joel Brenner, Principal, Joel Brenner LLC, specializes in global risk management, privacy and data security and internal investigations. He currently also serves as the Robert Wilhem Fellow at the MIT Center for International Studies in Cambridge, Mass.  He served as the National Counterintelligence Executive and Mission Manager for Counterintelligence within the Office of the Director of National Intelligence.  Prior, he served as the Inspector General for the National Security Agency. 

Angeline Chen, Vice President, General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer at Marinette Marine Corporation, a Fincantieri company, where she also serves as the company’s Corporate Secretary and Ethics Officer.

Roger Drew, Colonel, USAF, Staff Judge Advocate, Air Force Special Operations Command. 

Charles Dunlap, Jr., Professor of the Practice of Law and Executive Director, Center on Law, Ethics and National Security, Duke Law School.  Retired deputy judge advocate general of the U.S. Air Force, having attained the rank of major general during a 34-year career in the Judge Advocate Corps.

Joshua Geltzer, Counsel to the Assistant Attorney General for National Security, Department of Justice.

Zachary Goldman, Executive Director, Center on Law and Security, New York University School of Law.

Richard Gross, Brigadier General, US Army (Ret.) served over 30 years with the U.S. military as an infantry officer and judge advocate (military attorney). Former senior legal advisor for the Joint Special Operations Command (JSOC), NATO-ISAF/USFOR-A, and US Central Command.  Before retiring, he served as the Legal Counsel to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. He has extensive experience with special operations, multinational operations, counterterrorism, the interagency, and national security policy.

Christine Healey, former General Counsel to the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence and former counsel to the house Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence.  Also served as a consultant to the FBI 9/11 Review Commission and as a senior counsel on the 9/11 Commission. 

Jessica Herrera-Flanigan, Executive Vice President, Univision Communications Inc. and former staff director and general counsel, House Committee on Homeland Security.

Francis Hoang, partner, Fluet Huber & Hoang. Former Associate Counsel to the President and former Assistant US Attorney in the Eastern District of Virginia. Served as an Army Officer in Afghanistan as the Executive Officer of a US Army Special Forces Company in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.  

David Jonas, Vice President, Pentagon Federal Credit Union and former General Counsel of the National Nuclear Security Administration and the Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board.  Retired Marine Corps officer and former nuclear nonproliferation planner for the Joint Chiefs of Staff. He teaches Nuclear Nonproliferation Law and Policy at Georgetown and George Washington University law schools.     

Kevin Lunday, Director (J7), Training and Exercises, U.S. Cyber Command, U.S. Coast Guard, Rear Admiral, U.S. Coast Guard, U.S. Cyber Command. He previously served as Executive Assistant to the 24th Commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard and Commanding Officer of Coast Guard Maritime Intelligence Fusion Center Atlantic.

Thurgood Marshall, Jr., Partner, Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP, Partner, Bingham McCutchen LLP and Principal, Bingham Consulting LLC where he represents clients engaged in public policy. He earlier served as assistant to the President and Secretary to the Cabinet.  

Jill Rhodes, Vice President and Chief Information Security Officer for Trustmark Companies. Prior to this, she spent 20 years working in and with the Federal Intelligence Agencies.

Kay Wakatake, Judge Advocate General, US Army, former Officer-In-Charge, Mannheim Law Center, Germany.  Served as the Brigade Judge Advocate in Iraq and was the primary planner and facilitator for the brigade’s rule of law operations.  

Evan Wolff, Partner, Crowell & Moring, where he leads the Privacy and Cybersecurity practice.  Former homeland security policy analyst/project manager,  The MITRE Corporation.

Special Advisors: Stewart A. Baker, Partner, Steptoe & Johnson and former Assistant Secretary for Policy, U.S. Department of Homeland Security and former General Counsel to the Commission on the Intelligence Capabilities of the United States Regarding Weapons of Mass Destruction. Previously served as General Counsel, National Security Agency.

Spike Bowman, Visiting Scholar, University of Virginia School of Law and former Deputy Director, Office of National Counterintelligence Executive and former Deputy General Counsel, National Security, FBI and Chief, Intelligence Issues Group, National Security Branch.

Susan Ginsburg, Principal, U.S. Civil Security, LLC and former fellow at the Migration Policy Institute, where she headed the Mobility and Security Program.  Member of the Department of Homeland Security’s Quadrennial Review Committee and former Senior Counsel, 9/11 Commission.

David Graham, Distinguished Fellow, University of Virginia School of Law Center on National Security Law and former Executive Director of the Army’s Judge Advocate General’s Legal Center and School (LCS), having served in that capacity for 14 years. He is a retired Army Officer with 31 years of experience as a Military Attorney, or Judge Advocate. He has an extensive background in International Law, with a mix of assignments in the United States, Europe, Latin America, and the Middle East, and played a seminal role in developing the field of Operational Law. Mr. Graham has a long standing relationship with the University of Virginia, as he has served as a professor, a Department head, and Academic Director of the School, as well as the Director of the Center for Law and Military Operations, now an integral part of the Legal Center and School.

Paul Rosenzweig, private practice with Red Branch Law & Consulting PLLC. Former Acting Assistant Secretary for International Affairs and later Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy at the Department of Homeland Security. He also serves as a Senior Editor of the Journal of National Security Law and is a co-author of the book “Winning the Long War: Lessons from the Cold War for Defeating Terrorism and Preserving Freedom.”

Scott Silliman, Federal Appellate Judge, United States Court of Military Commission Review, Director Emeritus, Center on Law, Ethics and National Security and Professor of the Practice of Law, Duke University School of Law, and former Air Force Judge Advocate. 

Counselors

Richard Friedman, President and Chair, National Strategy Forum, Chicago, IL.

Al Harvey, Major General, USMC (ret.) private practice, Memphis, TN and former Board of Governors’ liaison to Standing Committee and former President, Tennessee Bar Association.  Member, ABA House of Delegates.

John O. Marsh, Distinguished Professor of Law at George Mason University and Of Counsel, Hazel & Thomas, former Secretary of the Army, former Virginia Representative in Congress and former Law Professor, William & Mary School of Law.

John Norton Moore, Walter L. Brown Professor, University of Virginia School of Law and Director, Center for National Security Law.

Elizabeth Rindskopf Parker, Dean, University of the Pacific McGeorge School of Law and former General Counsel, Central Intelligence Agency and General Counsel, National Security Agency, and former Deputy Legal Adviser, Department of State.

William S. Sessions, Partner, Holland and Knight and former Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and former U.S. District Judge and U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Texas. 

William H. Webster, former Federal Judge and Director, Federal Bureau of Investigation and Director of Central Intelligence.

R. James Woolsey, Woolsey Partners LLC and former Vice President, Booz Allen Hamilton and former Director of Central Intelligence.

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