Kathleen M. Kedian

Kathleen Kedian
Professorial Lecturer in Law
2000 H Street, NW
Washington, District Of Columbia 20052
[email protected]

Kathleen Kedian served for 13 years with the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), including as Chief of the Counterespionage Section and as Principal Deputy Chief of the Counterintelligence and Export Control Section. In those positions, she managed high-profile criminal matters in the areas of espionage, leaks and mishandling of classified information, export control and sanctions, and national security-related cyber crimes. During her time at DOJ, Ms. Kedian received numerous awards for her contributions to significant investigations and cases.

Her recent experience also includes four years as Senior Counsel at Raytheon Technologies (formerly Raytheon Company) where she advised on complex legal, geopolitical, and regulatory issues. Earlier in her career, Ms. Kedian served as Counselor and Senior Advisor to the Commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection and as an associate at Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP. She clerked for the Honorable David M. Ebel on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit and was editor-in-chief of the law review during law school.


JD, College of William & Mary; MA, American University; BA, James Madison University