AB, JD, University of Georgia; LLM, University of Virginia
An international and national security lawyer by training, Mark E. Rosen serves as Senior Legal Advisor at CNA Corporation. He was formerly the Deputy General Counsel and a Vice President. Professor Rosen provides corporate law support to CNA on a variety of ethics, government contracts, intellectual property, and regulatory matters, including export controls and FCPA compliance. Professor Rosen is also “Of Counsel” to the Potomac Law Group, LLC., Washington D.C. where he serves as part of the Government Contracts practice group. At GW Law, Professor Rosen teaches a course in Homeland Security Law and Policy.
Professor Rosen served as the Associate General Counsel for the Science and Technology Directorate of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and was the Department’s Regulatory Compliance Officer for all DHS sponsored research. In that capacity, and in his current duties at CNA, he has negotiated and/or overseen numerous FAR and DFARs based acquisitions and served as Designated Ethics Official at DHS and DOD. Professor Rosen has extensive budget and fiscal law experience at DOD and DHS and participated in numerous criminal and civil investigations of government personnel and processes.
Professor Rosen is a retired Navy Captain (JAGC) who spent nearly 10 years in the Pentagon in various international law positions and negotiated numerous international transactions for DOD involving weapons development, base access, and cooperative logistics. He has authored numerous international law studies for national security clients and energy companies in the areas of cyber security, general maritime law, biodefense/bioterrorism, homeland security operations, crisis management, DOD rules of engagement, and laws of war. Professor Rosen’s particular expertise is in the maritime field, including boundary and maritime disputes and recently authored analyses of the East China Sea the Arctic (Stanford/Hoover Institute), the Turkish Straits, and the South China Sea (CNA).
Professor Rosen served on the Editorial Board of the Georgia Journal of International Law and is a member of the Georgia and Virginia Bars (corporate counsel) and various federal courts. He is the author of numerous law review and other media publications. He was a Contributing Editor of the Homeland Security news service: Intellibridge.