Anita M. Singh

Anita Singh
Associate Director, Fundamentals of Lawyering Program; Professor, Fundamentals of Lawyering
The George Washington University Law School
2000 H Street, NW
Washington, DC 20052
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Anita M. Singh serves as Associate Director of the law school's Legal Research and Writing Program. Prior to joining the GW Law faculty, Professor Singh was Chief of Staff and Counselor of the National Security Division of the Department of Justice, where she oversaw the operations of nearly 400 attorneys and other professionals responsible for protecting the country against international and domestic terrorism, espionage, cyber attacks, and other national security threats. She began her public service as a career attorney in the Attorney General's Honors Program, working in the Computer Crime and Intellectual Property Section, and went on to hold positions in multiple DOJ leadership offices and at the National Security Council staff at the White House prior to her appointment to the career Senior Executive Service. She is also a 2012 recipient of the Attorney General's award and a 2008 recipient of an Intelligence Community Legal Award for her career-long efforts to combat cyber threats to the national security.

Professor Singh taught as an adjunct faculty member in the law school's legal research and writing program from 2009-2013, before returning as a full-time faculty member in 2016. In addition to her JD, Professor Singh has a Master's degree in Criminology, both from the University of Pennsylvania. She also holds two Bachelor's degrees from Southern Methodist University. Prior to her legal career, she was a strategic management consultant with the Boston Consulting Group.


BA, BS, Southern Methodist University; JD, MA, University of Pennsylvania