Daniel Marcus

Daniel Marcus

Fellow in Law and Government; practitioner in residence

Area of Expertise:
Supreme Court, constitutional law, courts, 9/11 Commission, terrorism
Additional Information:
Daniel Marcus is a Fellow in Law and Government at American University Washington College of Law, teaching National Security Law and Constitutional Law. Before joining the law school faculty in 2005, he was general counsel of the 9/11 Commission. In the Clinton administration he served as senior counsel in the White House Counsel’s Office and in senior positions at the Department of Justice, including associate attorney general. For many years prior to that, Marcus was a partner in the Washington law firm of Wilmer, Cutler & Pickering, where he served on the firm’s management committee. During the Carter administration Marcus was deputy general counsel of the Department of Health, Education and Welfare and general counsel of the Department of Agriculture. He is a graduate of Yale Law School and started his career as a law clerk for Judge Harold Leventhal of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit.
Foreign Language Fluency:
n/a
Academic Credentials:
BA, Brandeis University; LLB, Yale Law School
Category:
Terrorism, Law-Constitutional Law, Law-Courts
Site/Profile:
http://www.wcl.american.edu/faculty/marcus/