Michael Chertoff

Michael Chertoff was the second Secretary of Homeland Security from 2005-2009. He previously served at a U.S. States Circuit Judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, as a federal prosecutor, as Assistant U.S. Attorney General and as U.S. Attorney for the District of New Jersey - one of only two U.S. Attorneys who was not replaced when the Clinton administration took office in 1993. Chertoff is the author of Homeland Security: Assessing the First Five Years. He is today Executive Chairman and co-founder of The Chertoff Group, a security consulting company, and senior counsel to the firm of Covington and Burling.