Jack L. Goldsmith

Nonresident Senior Fellow, Governance Studies

Jack Goldsmith is a nonresident senior fellow in Governance Studies at Brookings. He is also the Henry L. Shattuck Professor at Harvard Law School, where he teaches and writes about national security law, presidential power, cybersecurity, international law, internet law, foreign relations law, and conflict of laws. Before coming to Harvard, Professor Goldsmith served as assistant attorney general, Office of Legal Counsel from 2003-2004, and special counsel to the Department of Defense from 2002-2003.