John Szabo



John Szabo is Counsel to the Committee on Ethics, U.S. House of Representatives and teaches Professional Responsibility and Ethics at American University Washington School of Law and George Washington University Law Schools. He chairs the Howard County, Maryland, Board of Education Ethics Panel and a Hearing Committee member for the District of Columbia Board on Professional Responsibility. Previously, he served over thirty years as a government ethics attorney in the Offices of the General Counsel of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission and the Department of Veterans Affairs. His Federal service also includes the Department of Justice, ACTION, the Office of Economic Opportunity, and the United States Senate. He co-chaired the Interagency Ethics Council, a forum for Federal ethics officials. Mr. Szabo has spoken on ethics issues before various organizations. He is a member of the District of Columbia Bar Association and has received numerous awards for his legal and ethics service, including the NRC Meritorious Service Award.



Currently Teaching



Degrees & Universities

  • J.D., George Washington University Law School
  • B.S., Georgetown University (with distinction)