Scott J. Glick is a veteran national security lawyer and counterterrorism prosecutor and is currently serving as a senior counsel in the National Security Division of the U.S. Department of Justice. In addition to his nearly three decades of prosecution experience, which includes experience investigating and prosecuting international and domestic terrorism cases, Mr. Glick previously served as deputy counsel in the Office of Intelligence Policy and Review, where he supervised all the litigation in the country that concerned the use and protection of information obtained pursuant to the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act. Mr. Glick also previously served as a member of the Attorney General's Critical Incident Response Group, where he advised the Department's top officials on legal and operational issues that arose in response to international and domestic acts of terrorism. During that time, he also designed and participated in national-level terrorism training exercises with the federal interagency community, including exercises relating to cyber intrusions and weapons of mass destruction.
Mr. Glick also has extensive policy and legislative experience in both the executive and legislative branches of government. At the Department of Justice, he served as deputy chief in the Counterterrorism Section, where he supervised the Policy and Legislation Unit, and during the 111th Congress, he was detailed from the Justice Department to the Senate Judiciary Committee, where he served as counsel to the chairman of the Terrorism and Homeland Security Subcommittee. Prior to working at the Justice Department, Mr. Glick was an assistant district attorney in Nassau County, New York, where he prosecuted organized crime and other serious violent felony offenses.
Prior to his appointment as director of the Hofstra Law in D.C. Externship Program (HLDC), Mr. Glick supervised the Counterterrorism Section’s Externship Program with Harvard Law School, as well as the Counterterrorism Section’s Summer Internship Program. He has also taught evidence, trial techniques and national security-related classes at the Department of Justice’s National Advocacy Center, and earlier in his career, he taught trial techniques at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law.