Gordon Lederman, Esq., serves on the Special Bipartisan Staff hired by the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee and was one of the lead Senate staff drafters and negotiators of the Intelligence Reform and Terrorism Prevention Act of 2004. Gordon previously spent close to five years as an Associate in the National Security Law and Policy Practice Group at the law firm of Arnold & Porter in Washington, DC. The author of several publications, Gordon is a magna cum laude graduate of both Harvard College and Harvard Law School, and a former clerk for the Honorable Robert Cowen of the U.S. Third Circuit Court Appeals. Currently, Gordon is a Term Member of the Council on Foreign Relations and is Co-Chair of the Council’s Washington Term Member Advisory Committee.