B.A., B.S., Southern Methodist University; M.A., J.D., University of Pennsylvania
Anita Singh is deputy chief of staff and counsel for the National Security Division of the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ). She joined the Legal Research and Writing Program in 2009.
Immediately prior to joining the DOJ National Security Division, Professor Singh served at the White House as a director on the National Security Council staff. She previously served in the DOJ as counsel to the assistant attorney general for the Criminal Division and as a trial attorney at the Computer Crime and Intellectual Property Section, beginning her legal career through the DOJ Attorney General’s Honors Program. Her practice focuses on cybersecurity, technology, intelligence, and national security issues.
Professor Singh received a B.A. and B.S. with high honors from Southern Methodist University, where she graduated Phi Beta Kappa and was a President’s Scholar. She earned an M.A. in Criminology and J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania, where she was a senior editor of the law review and an Arthur Littleton and H. Clayton Louderback Legal Writing Instructor. Prior to entering the legal profession, she was an associate at the Boston Consulting Group in Dallas, TX, where she counseled energy and retail sector clients on management and financial issues.