NSA and the Digital Revolution: A Conversation With Glenn Gerstell
Please join us on Tuesday February 26th from 3:15-4:30pm in the Case Lounge for a discussion with Glenn Gerstell, the General Counsel of the National Security Agency and CLS alum (J.D. ’76), moderated by Professor Matthew Waxman, faculty chair of the National Security Law Program and co-chair of the Columbia Data Science Institute’s Cybersecurity Center. The event is open to all Columbia University community members.
Case Lounge is located on the 7th floor of the Law School’s Jerome Greene Hall. Light refreshments will be served. This event is co-sponsored by the National Security Law Program and Data Science Institute Cybersecurity Center.
Mr. Gerstell was appointed in August 2015 as the General Counsel of the National Security Agency and Central Security Service. Prior to joining NSA, Mr. 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. Earlier in his career, he was an Adjunct Law Professor at the Georgetown University School of Law and New York Law School. Mr. Gerstell served on the President'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, Mr. Gerstell is an elected member of The American Academy of Diplomacy and a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.