B.A. Cornell University; J.D. George Washington University
Mr. Stroud’s experience in government and congressional legal practice includes both private and public work as well as the non-profit sector. His career began in 1998 at the law firm of Bracewell & Giuliani where he worked in the Government Relations and Strategy Group.
In 2001, Mr. Stroud joined the U.S. Department of Commerce’s General Counsel’s Office, advising the Assistant Secretary for Import Administration on international trade cases addressing unfair trade practices. Mr. Stroud moved in 2003 to work with the American Cancer Society’s National Government Relations Department as an Associate Corporation Counsel advising on non-profit advocacy and tax-exempt issues.
In 2006, Mr. Stroud joined the United States House of Representatives’ Committee on Homeland Security as a Counsel working on transportation security and infrastructure protection issues. Mr. Stroud was promoted in March of 2007 to his current post of Deputy Chief Counsel. n this role, in addition to assisting the Chief Counsel in all legislative and jurisdictional issues for the Committee, Mr. Stroud is responsible for drafting legislation, amendments, and managing bills through both the Committee and House processes.
During the spring of 2009 in addition to his Deputy Chief Counsel’s duties, Mr. Stroud served as interim Subcommittee Staff Director for the Subcommittee on Emergency Communications Preparedness & Response while a replacement candidate could be found. Mr. Stroud attended Cornell University and George Washington University Law School.