Carrie Cordero

Adjunct Senior Fellow

Carrie Cordero is an Adjunct Senior Fellow at the Center for a New American Security. She is also a national security lawyer with government, academic and private practice experience. Carrie is a CNN Legal Analyst and Adjunct Professor of Law at Georgetown University Law Center, where she previously served as Director of National Security Studies. Carrie spent the first part of her career in public service, including as Counsel to the Assistant Attorney General for National Security, Senior Associate General Counsel at the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, Attorney Advisor in the Department of Justice, where she practiced before the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court, and Special Assistant United States Attorney.

Carrie has been featured across media outlets including television, print and radio, has published op-eds in the Wall Street Journal and the New York Times, and is a Contributing Editor of Lawfare. She is an elected Director of the Bar Association of the District of Columbia and a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/U.S.). Carrie earned her J.D., cum laude, from Washington College of Law, American University, and B.A., magna cum laude, from Barnard College.

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