The Honorable Michael Chertoff
Former Secretary, Department of Homeland Security
Co-founder & Managing Principal, The Chertoff Group
Michael Chertoff served as Secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security from 2005 to 2009. Before heading up the Department of Homeland Security, Mr. Chertoff served as a federal judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. Earlier, as a federal prosecutor, he investigated and prosecuted cases of political corruption, organized crime, corporate fraud and terrorism – including the investigation of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. In addition to his role at Chertoff Group, Mr. Chertoff is also senior of counsel at Covington & Burling LLP, and a member of the firm’s White Collar Defense and Investigations practice group.