Scott J. Glick

Scott J. Glick

Director of the DC Externship Program and Visiting Assistant Professor of Law

B.A., University of Maryland
J.D., Hofstra University School of Law



Scott J. Glick directs the Hofstra Law in D.C. (HLDC) Externship Program and is a Visiting Assistant Professor of Law. Prior to his retirement from the U.S. Department of Justice, he served in a number of high-ranking positions, including as Director of Preparedness and Response in the National Security Division, Deputy Chief in the Counterterrorism Section, and Deputy Counsel in the Office of Intelligence Policy and Review. Professor Glick’s prosecution experience includes decades of investigating and litigating international and domestic terrorism cases as a federal prosecutor, and organized crime and other violent crime cases as an assistant district attorney in Nassau County, New York. At the present time, Professor Glick is a private consultant to the government, providing advice on the government’s terrorism-related intelligence, investigative, and crisis-response and law-enforcement missions, as well as on national-level terrorism exercises, including those related to weapons of mass destruction.

Professor Glick has extensive policy and legislative experience in both the executive and legislative branches of government, and during his tenure at the Justice Department, regularly attended high-level interagency policy committee meetings chaired by the President’s National Security Council staff. 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.

Professor Glick has taught cybersecurity law and policy at the George Washington University School of Law, and evidence, trial techniques and national security-related classes for the Justice Department’s National Advocacy Center. Earlier in his career, Professor Glick taught trial techniques at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law.

Professor Glick is the author of a number of law review articles that focus on the Fourth Amendment, including in regard to weapons of mass destruction, cybersecurity, foreign intelligence collection and interspousal wiretapping.

View Professor Glick’s publications and research.