John P. Carlin

John P. Carlin is an American attorney and government official who served as the acting deputy attorney general in the United States Department of Justice from January to April of 2021.[2][3] He previously served as United States assistant attorney general for the National Security Division from April 2014 to October 15, 2016,[4][5] and as chief of staff to Robert Mueller during his time as director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation.[6][7]

John Carlin
Assistant Attorney General John Carlin (2015) (cropped).png
Acting United States Deputy Attorney General
In office
January 21, 2021[1] – April 21, 2021
PresidentJoe Biden
Preceded byRichard Donoghue (acting)
Succeeded byLisa Monaco
United States Assistant Attorney General for the National Security Division
In office
April 1, 2014 – October 15, 2016
PresidentBarack Obama
Preceded byLisa Monaco
Succeeded byJohn Demers
Personal details
EducationWilliams College (BA)
Harvard University (JD)

EducationEdit

Carlin earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Williams College and a Juris Doctor from Harvard Law School. While at Harvard, Carlin was the articles editor of the Harvard Journal on Legislation.

CareerEdit

Carlin joined the United States Department of Justice through the Attorney General’s Honors Program. Carlin chairs the Aspen Institute’s Cybersecurity and Technology policy program, and was a Fellow at the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs.[8] Carlin was a partner at Morrison & Foerster until January 21, 2021, when he was appointed by President Joe Biden to serve as acting deputy attorney general.[9][2][3]

Carlin has been featured in The New York Times, Vanity Fair, The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, the Los Angeles Times, and USA Today. He has appeared on 60 Minutes, Meet the Press, Charlie Rose, NPR, CNN.[10][11][12]

See alsoEdit

WorksEdit

  • Carlin, John P.; Graff, Garrett M (2018). Dawn of the code war : America's battle against Russia, China, and the rising global cyber threat (First ed.). New York, NY: PublicAffairs. ISBN 978-1541773837. OCLC 1041249829.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Morrison & Foerster Partners John Carlin and David Newman Appointed to "Day One" Senior Leadership Roles in the U.S. Department of Justice | Morrison & Foerster". www.mofo.com. Retrieved 2021-01-21.
  2. ^ a b "Morrison & Foerster Partners John Carlin and David Newman Appointed to "Day One" Senior Leadership Roles in the U.S. Department of Justice | Morrison & Foerster". www.mofo.com. Retrieved 2021-01-21.
  3. ^ a b Scuttlebutt2021-01-21T15:46:00+00:00. "Morrison & Foerster partners assume DOJ leadership roles". Compliance Week. Retrieved 2021-01-21.
  4. ^ John Carlin - Charlie Rose, retrieved 2020-01-22
  5. ^ Apuzzo, Matt (2016-04-26). "After Missteps, U.S. Tightens Rules for Espionage Cases". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2020-01-22.
  6. ^ "John P. Carlin | Morrison & Foerster". www.mofo.com. Retrieved 2020-01-22.
  7. ^ "Former Assistant Attorney General John P. Carlin". www.justice.gov. 2014-06-30. Retrieved 2020-01-22.
  8. ^ "John Carlin". Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs. Retrieved 2020-01-22.
  9. ^ Olson, Elizabeth (2017-01-10). "Former Top Justice Dept. Lawyer to Join Morrison & Foerster". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2020-01-22.
  10. ^ "DOJ National Security Chief 'Not Afraid To Impose Consequences' On Hackers". NPR.org. Retrieved 2020-01-22.
  11. ^ Tom LoBianco; Jeremy Herb; Manu Raju. "House Intel interviews former Justice official". CNN. Retrieved 2020-01-22.
  12. ^ "John Carlin Discusses the Latest Threats of Global Cyber Attacks on CBS's 60 Minutes | Morrison & Foerster". www.mofo.com. Retrieved 2020-01-22.

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Legal offices
Preceded by
Richard Donoghue
Acting
United States Deputy Attorney General
Acting

2021
Succeeded by
Lisa Monaco