Tanner Mathison

Professorial Lecturer in Law


2000 H Street, NW Washington, DC 20052

Tanner Mathison is associate counsel in the Office of the Director of National Intelligence. Prior to his government service, Mr. Mathison worked for an international law firm on enforcement and litigation matters. Mr. Mathison is also co-founder and director of Abaton, a nonprofit that develops novel decontamination devices and conducts medical research to assist with pandemic response. 

Mr. Mathison graduated cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania Law School where he was a senior editor on the University of Pennsylvania law review. Mr. Mathison also holds a master’s degree in data science from National Intelligence University, a bachelor’s degree in government from Dartmouth College, and a certificate in business management from the Wharton School of Business. He is admitted in New York and the District of Columbia.


  • Artificial Intelligence Law and Policy

BA, Dartmouth College; MS, National Intelligence University; JD, University of Pennsylvania