Who We Are

Paul Rosenzweig is the founder of Red Branch Consulting PLLC, a homeland security consulting company, and a Senior Fellow at the R Street Institute.  He also serves as Senior Advisor to The Chertoff Group and formerly served as Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy in the Department of Homeland Security.  Mr. Rosenzweig is a Professorial Lecturer in Law at George Washington University, and an advisor to and former member of the American Bar Association 47paulrosenzweig100x140Standing Committee on Law and National Security.  He is a Contributing Editor of the Lawfare blog.  In 2011 he was a Carnegie Fellow in National Security Journalism at the Medill School of Journalism, Northwestern University, where he now serves as an Adjunct Lecturer.

Mr. Rosenzweig is a cum laude graduate of the University of Chicago Law School.  He has an M.S. in Chemical Oceanography from the Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California at San Diego and a B.A from Haverford College.  Following graduation from law school he served as a law clerk to the Honorable R. Lanier Anderson, III of the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit.

He is the author of Cyber Warfare: How Conflicts in Cyberspace are Challenging America and Changing the World and of two video lecture series from The Great Courses, Thinking About Cybersecurity: From Cyber Crime to Cyber Warfare and The Surveillance State: Big Data, Freedom, and You.

He is the coauthor (with James Jay Carafano) of Winning the Long War: Lessons from the Cold War for Defeating Terrorism and Preserving Freedom and co-editor (with Timothy McNulty and Ellen Shearer) of two books, Whistleblowers, Leaks and the Media: The First Amendment and National Security, and National Security Law in the News: A Guide for Journalists, Scholars, and Policymakers.  He is also a member of the Literary Society of Washington.