Hon. Brian H. Hook

Founder, Latitude, LLC
Brian H. Hook

Brian Hook is the founder of Latitude, LLC, an international strategic consulting firm based in Washington, DC.

Mr. Hook worked on the Romney campaign as senior advisor on foreign policy. He chaired the foreign policy and national security task forces of the Romney Readiness Project. From 2010-2011, he was the foreign policy director of Governor Tim Pawlenty’s presidential campaign.

Mr. Hook served in a number of positions during the Bush Administration, including Assistant Secretary of State for International Organizations; Senior Advisor to the U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations; Special Assistant to the President for Policy, Office of the Chief of Staff; and Counsel, Office of Legal Policy, at the Justice Department.

From 1999-2003, he practiced corporate law at Hogan & Hartson in Washington, D.C.

Before practicing law, he served as a policy advisor to Iowa Governor Terry Branstad and to U.S. Congressman James Leach.

  • University of Iowa; J.D.
  • Boston College; M.A.
  • University of St. Thomas; B.A.

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Publications and Multimedia
Alliances and Interventions - Event Audio/Video
International Law in the Trump Era: Expectations, Hopes, and Fears
January 27, 2017
When Should America Act to Maintain International Order? - Event Audio/Video
2015 National Lawyers Convention
November 18, 2015
Dealing with Putin’s Russia: What is the Best Approach? - Podcast
International & National Security Law Practice Group Podcast
August 05, 2014