September 07, 2017

Acting Assistant Attorney General Dana J. Boente to discuss nation-state threats at ABA luncheon

WASHINGTON, Sept. 7, 2017 — National Security Division Acting Assistant Attorney General Dana J. Boente will discuss current priorities, including combatting nation-state efforts to engage in destructive cyber attacks, economic espionage and other threats to our national assets, at a luncheon sponsored by the American Bar Association Standing Committee on Law and National Security

“Protecting National Assets Against Nation-State Threats”

Thursday, Sept. 14
Noon – 1:30 p.m.  ET

University Club
1135 16th St. NW
Washington, D.C.  20036

Boente, a 32-year veteran of the Department of Justice, was named acting assistant attorney general of the National Security Division on April 28. Boente oversees the Division’s terrorism, espionage, intelligence and criminal lawyers who work with U.S. attorney’s offices and the FBI to help protect against terrorism and all threats to the nation’s national security.  He also continues to serve as the U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia, whose territory includes the Pentagon and the CIA.

Boente previously served as U.S. acting deputy attorney general from Feb. 9 to April 26, 2017, and as U.S. acting attorney general from Jan. 30 to Feb. 9, 2017.


There is no charge for media covering this event, however, there is a $25 cost to include lunch. To register, please contact Jennifer Kildee at 202-662-1732 or

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