Donald K. Sherman serves as CREW’s Deputy Director. Prior to joining CREW, Professor Sherman served as Senior Counsel to Ranking Member Claire McCaskill on the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee. Before working in the Senate, Professor Sherman was Chief of Staff and Senior Counsel for Oversight and Investigations in the Office of General Counsel at the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). From 2011 to 2015, Professor Sherman served in various roles on the staff of Rep. Elijah Cummings, then-Ranking Member of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform including as Chief Oversight Counsel. Professor Sherman began his career on Capitol Hill as counsel on the House Ethics Committee where he investigated alleged ethical violations by Members of Congress and staff. Professor Sherman also practiced law in the Washington, DC office of Crowell & Moring, LLP and served as a law clerk to the Honorable Neil E. Kravitz of the District of Columbia Superior Court. Professor Sherman graduated cum laude from Georgetown University with a degree in American Studies and earned his J.D. from the Georgetown University Law Center.