Leonard Bailey

Leonard Bailey

Leonard Bailey is Special Counsel for National Security in the Department of Justice’s Computer Crime & Intellectual Property Section. He has served as an Associate Deputy Attorney General during which he was responsible for managing criminal and national security cyber policy for the Department of Justice.

Over Mr. Bailey’s 20-year career, he has served as Senior Counselor to the Assistant Attorney General for National Security, Special Counsel and Special Investigative Counsel to the Department of Justice’s Inspector General, and Legal Counsel in the former Terrorism and Violent Crime Section. In those capacities, he has prosecuted violations of federal computer crime, intellectual property, and violent crime laws; advised law enforcement and intelligence agencies on criminal and national security matters, including searching and seizing electronic evidence, electronic surveillance, computer intrusion law, covert action authorities, and domestic and foreign intelligence-gathering law and policy; and developed policy related critical infrastructure protection. He also chaired the Group of Government Experts on Cybercrime in the Organization of American States and participated in negotiations of an international treaty on terrorist financing.

Mr. Bailey received a J.D. from Yale Law School in 1991 and a B.A. from Yale University in 1987.

Bio last updated October 8, 2017