Ronald Lee's practice focuses on national security, cybersecurity, and technology law and policy. He advises and represents clients on data security, information privacy, critical infrastructure protection, computer crime, intellectual property, and other information technology issues, including the legislative, regulatory, enforcement, and other public policy issues raised by those technologies. He also represents clients in matters relating to export controls, economic sanctions, and the counterterrorism, intelligence, and other national security programs and agencies of the United States Government, including the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS). Mr. Lee was formerly Associate Deputy Attorney General with the US Department of Justice, where he served as Director of the Executive Office of National Security. His responsibilities included terrorism preparedness, foreign intelligence, the Department of Justice's participation in the CFIUS process under the Exon-Florio statute, and other national security matters, transnational issues, and the critical infrastructure protection initiatives of the US Department of Justice. From 1994 to 1998, Mr. Lee served as General Counsel of the National Security Agency, where he was responsible for all aspects of the agency's legal affairs, served as one of the senior leaders of the agency, and represented the agency's interests in a wide variety of fora. In 1996, he was Chief of Staff of the Central Intelligence Agency. Prior to serving in the US Government, Mr. Lee concentrated on litigation, international, and regulatory matters in the firm's Washington, DC and Los Angeles offices. Prior to joining Arnold & Porter LLP in 1987, Mr. Lee clerked for Justice John Paul Stevens of the Supreme Court of the United States and for Judge Abner J. Mikva of the United States Court of Appeals of the District of Columbia Circuit. Mr. Lee received his law degree at Yale Law School, where he was article and book review editor of the Yale Law Journal.