Ron Lee advises and represents clients in national security, cybersecurity and privacy, and government contracts matters. A former General Counsel of the US National Security Agency 1994 to 1998 and Associate Deputy Attorney General of the US Department of Justice 1998-2000, he helps companies structure and protect the commercial, compliance and strategic aspects of their relationships with key national security and cybersecurity government agencies and customers. Mr. Lee also represents clients in national security-based international trade regulatory matters; compulsory process and voluntary requests for information; Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States, big data and privacy, electronic surveillance and computer crime matters, risk management and corporate governance, and security clearance matters.
Mr. Lee was Chief of Staff of the Central Intelligence Agency in 1996. He served as a law clerk to Justice John Paul Stevens, Supreme Court of the United States and Judge Abner J. Mikva of the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit.