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Alan Cohn

Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy (Strategic Plans): U.S. Department of Homeland Security

Alan Cohn is Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy (Strategic Plans) at the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). He formerly was Director of Emergency Preparedness and Response Policy in the DHS Office of Policy Development, and Counsel at Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP. He is a Senior Fellow at the George Washington University Homeland Security Policy Institute, and a Vice Chair of the Homeland Security and Emergency Management Committee of the American Bar Association Section on State and Local Government Law. He is Adjunct Professor of Law at Georgetown University. Mr. Cohn received his B.A. from Columbia University and his J.D. from Georgetown University.


Location: Independence Ballroom A Level:
Lena Trudeau (National Academy of Public Administration), David Wennergren (Department of Defense), Michele WeslanderQuaid (Google), Alan Cohn (U.S. Department of Homeland Security )
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