Vincent Vitkowsky

Vince Vitkowsky is a partner in Gfeller Laurie LLP, focusing on cyber risks, liabilities and insurance.  His also has extensive experience at the intersection of insurance, reinsurance, terrorism, and national security.

Vince has long engaged in public advocacy on terrorism and national security, including cybersecurity, the detention, interrogation and trial of terrorist suspects, the use of force in counterterrorism, the relationship between international law and the U.S. Constitution, and the development of customary international law.  His many articles and commentaries have appeared in scholarly journals, legal and trade publications, and old and new media. Vince frequently addresses industry, legal and public policy groups on private and public law subjects. Within the National Security Institute, Vince serves on the Working Groups on Global Security and Emerging Tech and Cyber.  He is co-author of the NSI’s Law and Policy Paper Responding to China at the United Nations.

Vince served as Chair of the Executive Committee of the International and National Security Law Practice Group of the Federalist Society for Law and Public Policy Studies for almost a decade.  He was also an Adjunct Fellow at the Center for Law and Counterterrorism of the Foundation for the Defense of Democracies.  Vince is a former member of the Executive Committee of the American Branch of the International Law Association, and the former Co-Chair of the Committee on Interventions and Trial Observations of the International Bar Association Human Rights Institute.

Vince received his B.A. from Northwestern University and his J.D. from Cornell Law School.