Carter Burwell

Carter Burwell recently served as Counselor to the Secretary for Terrorism and Financial Intelligence at the U.S. Department of the Treasury. Previously, he served as chief counsel to Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX) on the Senate Judiciary Committee, where he focused on national security and criminal justice issues. From 2007 to 2015, he was an assistant U.S. attorney for the Violent Crimes and Terrorism Unit in the Eastern District of New York and the National Security and International Crimes Unit in the Eastern District of Virginia.  Carter graduated from Columbia University, received a Masters Degree from the University of Cambridge, and a law degree from the University of Virginia.  He was a Wasserstein Fellow at Harvard Law School and a Congressional Fellow at Stanford’s Hoover Institution and has served as an adjunct professor and taught courses in national security and criminal law at George Mason University’s Antonin Scalia Law School.