The Hon. Jeh Johnson
Jeh Johnson is a partner with the law firm Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP and the former U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security (2013- 2017). Prior to that, Johnson was General Counsel of the Department of Defense (2009-2012), General Counsel of the Department of the Air Force (1998-2001), and an Assistant United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York (1989-1991). Johnson is a Fellow in the American College of Trial Lawyers and a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. He is a graduate of Morehouse College (1979) and Columbia Law School (1982), and the recipient of nine honorary degrees. Johnson frequently lectures at Harvard, Yale and other law schools, and is a non-resident Senior Fellow at the Harvard Kennedy School.
Biography current as of June 10, 2019