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Jack L. Goldsmith -- Department of Justice
Assistant Attorney General (Office of Legal Counsel)

Jack L. Goldsmith is Assistant Attorney General, Office of Legal Counsel. Mr. Goldsmith is on leave from the University of Virginia School of Law, where he was a professor specializing in international law, foreign relations law, national security law, conflict of laws, and civil procedure. Mr. Goldsmith was Special Counsel to the General Counsel in the Department of Defense from 2002 to 2003, a Professor of Law at the University of Chicago from 1997 to 2002, an associate professor at the University of Virginia Law School of Law from 1994 to 1997, and an associate at Covington & Burling from 1992 to 1994. Goldsmith received his B.A. in philosophy, summa cum laude, from Washington and Lee University in 1984, B.A. in philosophy, politics and economics with first class honors from Oxford University in 1986, a J.D. from Yale Law School in 1989, and a diploma in private international law from the Hague Academy of International Law in 1992. After law school, he clerked for Judge J. Harvie Wilkinson of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, Justice Anthony M. Kennedy of the Supreme Court of the United States, and Judge George A. Aldrich of the Iran, U.S. Claims Tribunal.

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