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May 17, 2024

DHS General Counsel Jonathan Meyer to discuss key agency priorities at ABA luncheon

WASHINGTON, May 17, 2024 — Department of Homeland Security General Counsel Jonathan E. Meyer will speak at an American Bar Association Standing Committee on Law and National Security luncheon at noon-1:30 p.m. EDT Wednesday, May 29, at the University Club in Washington, D.C. Meyer will discuss DHS priorities and initiatives for 2024 and beyond.

Lunch with DHS General Counsel Jonathan Meyer
Sponsored by the ABA Standing Committee on Law and National Security

Wednesday, May 29
Noon-1:30 p.m. EDT

The University Club
Main ballroom, second floor
1135 16th Street NW
Washington, D.C. 

Meyer, confirmed as the sixth general counsel of the Department of Homeland Security in 2021, leads a team of approximately 4,000 lawyers who serve across DHS. In addition to providing legal counsel to the secretary and senior leadership, Meyer and his team are responsible for providing legal support to the agency’s wide variety of missions and activities, including those regarding incident response, immigration, cybersecurity, counterterrorism, election security and international trade. 

This event is free and open to members of the press, however there is a $40 cost for lunch. For media credentialing and registration or other questions, please contact Jennifer Kildee at [email protected].

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