Steven Cash is the owner of his own law firm, a Washington-based litigation, government affairs and national security practice. He is also the owner and founder of Deck Prism, a consulting firm specializing in national and homeland security matters.
Mr. Cash has broad government experience at the federal and state level in both the executive and legislative branches. Most recently, Mr. Cash was Chief Counsel and Staff Director (Minority) to the U.S. Senate's Subcommittee on Terrorism, Technology, and Homeland Security. He has also served as Chief of Staff to the Director of Intelligence, Department of Energy; as Staff Director to the House Select Committee on Homeland Security; and as a Professional Staff Member and Counsel to the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence. Mr. Cash was deeply involved in much of the legislation developed after the 9/11 attacks, including the U.S.A. Patriot Act, the Department of Homeland Security Act, and the Intelligence Reform and Terrorism Prevention Act, which created the position of Director of National Intelligence.
Mr. Cash also served as an Intelligence Officer with the Central Intelligence Agency, first as an Assistant General Counsel, and then with the Directorate of Operations. He is the recipient of the Agency's Medal of Merit, Balkans Service Medallion, and a number of Exceptional Performance Awards.
Before joining federal service, Mr. Cash served as an Assistant District Attorney in the Rackets Bureau and Trial Division of the New York County District Attorney's Office in Manhattan. There he investigated and tried numerous cases, ranging from violent crime to industry corruption. Prior to joining the District Attorney's Office, Mr. Cash was law clerk to the Honorable Thomas P. Griesa in the Southern District of New York.
Mr. Cash is Co-Chairman of the Committee on National Security Law and Practice of the Bar Association of the District of Columbia,.
Mr. Cash is a graduate of Vassar College and Yale Law School, and is admitted to practice law in New York and the District of Columbia.