January 06, 2020

NSA General Counsel Glenn Gerstell to discuss national security challenges at ABA lunch

WASHINGTON, Jan. 6, 2020 — Glenn Gerstell, general counsel at the National Security Agency, will discuss “Challenges Confronting the National Security Sector” at a lunch sponsored by the American Bar Association Standing Committee on Law and National Security.

Gerstell has announced his forthcoming resignation as NSA general counsel after nearly five years in the position. Prior to joining NSA, Gerstell practiced law for almost 40 years at Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP, where he served as the managing partner of the firm’s Washington, D.C., Singapore and Hong Kong offices.

Who:     
Glenn Gerstell, general counsel, National Security Agency

What:  
“Challenges Confronting the National Security Sector”

When:  
Wednesday, Jan. 15
Noon-1:30 p.m. ET

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

Gerstell was appointed general counsel of the National Security Agency and Central Security Service in August 2015. He served on President Barack Obama’s National Infrastructure Advisory Council, which reports to the president and the secretary of Homeland Security on security threats to the nation’s infrastructure, as well as on the District of Columbia Homeland Security Commission.

A graduate of New York University and Columbia University School of Law, Gerstell is an elected member of the American Academy of Diplomacy and a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.

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 Jennifer.Kildee@americanbar.org.

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