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About Dan E. Stigall

Dan E. Stigall is an attorney with the National Security Division of the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), where he has served as a counterterrorism prosecutor and Counsel for Counterterrorism Policy to the Assistant Attorney General. From 2009–2015, he worked as a Trial Attorney and Coordinator for International Security Affairs with the DOJ Office of International Affairs. In that capacity, he focused on international cooperation with countries in Africa, Asia, and the Middle East. He previously served on active duty as a U.S. Army Judge Advocate (JAG) from 2001–2009, serving in Europe, the Middle East, and the United States. He has also served as an Adjunct Professor of International Law at The Judge Advocate General's Legal Center and School (U.S. Army) and continues to serve as an officer in the U.S. Army Reserves. In addition, he is a Contributing Fellow for the Louisiana State University Center for Civil Law Studies. 

None of the opinions expressed in his writing are necessarily that of the U.S. Department of Justice or the U.S. Department of Defense.    


2009 - Present Trial Attorney, Department of Justice ‐ National Security Division

Research Interests

International Law and Comparative Law

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International Law (11)

Comparative Law (8)

Comparative Counterterrorism / International Law (5)

Criminal Law and Literature (1)