Steven G. Bradbury
Steve Bradbury is a partner in the Washington, D.C., office of the law firm Dechert LLP, where he has a general litigation, administrative law, and appellate practice. During the Bush administration, Mr. Bradbury was the head of the Office of Legal Counsel in the Department of Justice, where he served from 2004 until 2009. OLC is the office that advises the President and the Executive Branch on the most difficult questions of law, including constitutional issues. During his tenure in OLC, Mr. Bradbury had occasion to grapple with issues at the interface of national security law, privacy protections, and constitutional liberties, including issues relating to cybersecurity. In 2011, he presented the keynote address on the Developing Legal Framework for Defensive and Offensive Cyber Operations at the Harvard National Security Journal symposium on Cybersecurity: Law, Privacy, and Warfare in a Digital World.
Mr. Bradbury served as a law clerk to Justice Clarence Thomas on the Supreme Court and to Judge James Buckley on the D.C. Circuit. He is a graduate of Michigan Law School and Stanford University.