Harvey Rishikof

Senior Counsel at Crowell & Moring LLP

Harvey Rishikof

Harvey Rishikof

Senior Counsel at Crowell & Moring LLP

Biography

Harvey Rishikof is a senior counsel in Crowell & Moring's Privacy & Cybersecurity and Government Contracts groups in Washington, D.C. His practice focuses on national security, cybersecurity, government contracts, civil and military courts, terrorism, international law, civil liberties, and the U.S. Constitution. At the leading edge of many of the interactions between the legal community and the federal government and corporations, Harvey is routinely called upon to represent the legal community at meetings and forums on national security, cybersecurity, and terrorism.

Prior to joining the firm, Harvey was most recently the dean of faculty, National War College at the National Defense University, Washington, D.C. He currently serves as an outside director to CBI, Baton Rouge, LA, chairing the company's Government Security Committee – CFIUS. Harvey is also the chair of the American Bar Association Advisory Standing Committee on Law and National Security, co-chair with Judy Miller of the ABA National Taskforce on Cyber and the law, and a lifetime member of the American Law Institute and the Council on Foreign Relations.

Over his career, Harvey has been a member of Hale and Dorr and has held multiple positions in government focused on national and cyber security investigations. He most recently served as senior policy advisor to the National Counterintelligence Executive (NCIX), the agency responsible for counterintelligence and insider threat management across the federal government. He has also served at the FBI as a legal counsel to the deputy director of the FBI focusing on national security and terrorism and served as liaison to the Office of the Attorney General at the Department of Justice.

Harvey is committed to legal education in the area of cyber and national security. Prior to serving as dean, he was a professor of National Security Law at the National War College and dean of Roger Williams University School of Law. Until recently, Harvey also had a Joint Appointment as professor of law at Drexel University teaching courses in national security and cyber law. He is also a former tutor in social studies, government and sociology at Harvard University.

Harvey is a sought-after national speaker in the area of cybersecurity and national security and has written numerous articles and monographs on these topics. He is a co-author of "The National Security Enterprise – Navigating the Labyrinth" (Georgetown Press, 2011).

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1979

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Director of Development at Africare, Inc.

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Partner at Crowell & Moring LLP

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Senior Counsel at Crowell & Moring LLP

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Counsel at Crowell & Moring LLP

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President at Metropolitan State University of Denver

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Former Deputy Secretary of Defense at U.S. Department of Defense

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Acting Deputy Secretary of Defense at U.S. Department of Defense

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Resident Fellow, Foreign & Defense Policy at American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research

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Co-Leader & Proponent of the Pricing & Contracting Community at U.S. Department of Defense

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Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for Human Resources at United States Department of Treasury

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Director of Development at Africare, Inc.

Africare provides development aid for Africans. It addresses needs in agriculture and food security, health and HIV/AIDS, water, sanitation and hygiene and emergency humanitarian assistance. Africare was founded in 1970 and is headquartered in Washington, DC.

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Senior Counsel
2015 - ?

Crowell & Moring LLP is a law firm that provides legal services in litigation and arbitration, regulatory and transactional matters. It also offers services in other areas including employee benefits, tax and white collar defense. The company was founded in 1979 and is headquartered in Washington, DC.

Director, Office of Convening Authority for Military Commissions
Prior - 2018

The Department of Defense is America's oldest and largest government agency. With our military tracing its roots back to pre-Revolutionary times, the Department of Defense has grown and evolved with our nation. The Defense Department manages an inventory of installations and facilities to keep Americans safe. The Department’s physical plant is huge by any standard, consisting of more than several hundred thousand individual buildings and structures located at more than 5,000 different locations or sites. When all sites are added together, the Department of Defense utilizes over 30 million acres of land.

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2009

Africare provides development aid for Africans. It addresses needs in agriculture and food security, health and HIV/AIDS, water, sanitation and hygiene and emergency humanitarian assistance. Africare was founded in 1970 and is headquartered in Washington, DC.

$1,000 - $4,999
2008

Africare provides development aid for Africans. It addresses needs in agriculture and food security, health and HIV/AIDS, water, sanitation and hygiene and emergency humanitarian assistance. Africare was founded in 1970 and is headquartered in Washington, DC.

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