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Daniel Cassman

National security attorney with expertise in designing and implementing compliance programs, negotiating international agreements, and data privacy. Experience developing and maintaining software systems.


U.S. Department of Justice, National Security Division

Acting Deputy Section Chief 2024 - Present

Attorney Advisor 2017 - 2024

San Francisco, CA

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit

Law Clerk 2015 - 2016

Macon, GA

U.S. District Court for Northern California

Law Clerk 2014 - 2015

San Francisco, CA


Stanford Law School

Juris Doctor (2013)

  • Stanford Law Review Executive Board
  • Moot Court (best oral argument)
  • Steven M. Block Civil Liberties Award
  • Goldsmith Prize in Conflict Resolution
  • Public Interest Fellow

Stanford University

Bachelor of Arts (2010)

  • Political Science & Computer Science
  • with distinction and honors in international security studies



State Bar of California