Robert S. Litt if of counsel in
the firm of Morrison & Foerster. He served as the second General Counsel of
the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) from June 2009 until
January 2017. Before joining the ODNI, Mr. Litt was a partner with the law firm
of Arnold and Porter, LLP. He served as a member of the governing body of the
American Bar Association’s Criminal Justice Section and a member of the
Advisory Committee to the Standing Committee on Law and National Security. He
previously worked at the Department of Justice, where he served as Deputy
Assistant Attorney General in the Criminal Division and as the Principal
Associate Deputy Attorney General; as special advisor to the Assistant
Secretary of State for European and Canadian Affairs; and as an assistant U.S.
Attorney for the Southern District of New York.
Mr. Litt started his legal
career as a clerk for Judge Edward Weinfeld of the Southern District of New
York and Justice Potter Stewart of the U.S. Supreme Court. He holds a BA from
Harvard College and an MA and JD from Yale University. With Jill D. Rhodes, he
co-edited the second edition of the ABA’s Cybersecurity Handbook.