Michael Leiter

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Person.png Michael Leiter  Rdf-entity.pngRdf-icon.png
(lawyer, terror expert)
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BornEnglewood, New Jersey, U.S.
Alma materColumbia University, Harvard University
Member ofBusiness Executives for National Security/Advisory Council, RAND/Board of Trustees

Career

After law school, Leiter served as a law clerk to Associate Justice Stephen Breyer of the Supreme Court of the United States, and to Chief Judge Michael Boudin of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit. From 2002 until 2005, he served with the DOJ as an Assistant United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia. At the Justice Department, Leiter prosecuted a wide variety of federal crimes, including narcotics offenses, organized crime and racketeering, capital murder, and money laundering.


Following his departure from the National Counterterrorism Center in 2011, Leiter joined the data analysis software firm Palantir Technologies as senior counselor to CEO Alex Karp. His role was stated to be to develop and optimize market strategy, business practices and internal operations.[1] Leiter also became a counterterrorism, cybersecurity and national security analyst for NBC News shortly thereafter.[2] Since becoming a part of Palantir Leiter has continued to publicly speak and participate in forums for discussion of national security and counterterrorism.[3][4][5]



References

  1. "Michael Leiter, former counter-terrorism leader, joins Palantir Technologies as senior counselor". Government Security News. Dec 5, 2011. Retrieved 5 January 2013.Page Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css must have content model "Sanitized CSS" for TemplateStyles (current model is "CSS").
  2. Ariens, Chris (Jan 5, 2012). "NBC, Revolving Door. Former NCTC Director Joins NBC News". TVNewser (blog). MediaBistro.com. Retrieved 5 January 2013.Page Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css must have content model "Sanitized CSS" for TemplateStyles (current model is "CSS").
  3. "The Aspen Institute announces the 2012 Aspen Security Forum". PR Newswire. Reuters. Apr 17, 2012. Retrieved 5 January 2013.Page Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css must have content model "Sanitized CSS" for TemplateStyles (current model is "CSS").
  4. "The National Counterterrorism Center's Role in Counterterrorism". The Aspen Institute. Jul 26, 2012. Archived from the original on 20 September 2015. Retrieved 5 January 2013.Page Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css must have content model "Sanitized CSS" for TemplateStyles (current model is "CSS").
  5. "Counterterrorism and Security Expert Michael Leiter to Deliver Keynote Address at SunGard Availability Services International User Group Forum 2012". SunGard Availability Services. Oct 12, 2012. Retrieved 5 January 2013.Page Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css must have content model "Sanitized CSS" for TemplateStyles (current model is "CSS").


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