Mary McCord serves as Legal Director at the Institute for Constitutional Advocacy and Protection (ICAP) and Visiting Professor of Law at Georgetown University Law Center.
McCord was the Acting Assistant Attorney General for National Security at the U.S. Department of Justice from 2016 to 2017 and Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General for the National Security Division from 2014 to 2016.
Previously, McCord was an Assistant U.S. Attorney for nearly 20 years at the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Columbia. Among other positions, she served as a Deputy Chief in the Appellate Division, overseeing and arguing hundreds of cases in the U.S. and District of Columbia Courts of Appeals, and Chief of the Criminal Division, where she oversaw all criminal prosecutions in federal district court.
McCord graduated from Georgetown University Law School and served as a law clerk for Judge Thomas Hogan of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia.
Book Chapters & Collected Works
"Honoré says Jan. 6 stemmed from 'propaganda' that gave people 'alittle BS,'" coverage by The Hill, April 6, 2021, featuring Visiting Professor Mary McCord.
"How This High Court Case Could Affect Police Abuse Suits," coverage by Law360, April 4, 2021, featuring Visiting Professor Mary McCord.
"Insurrection To Prosecution: What We've Learned About The Capitol Riot," coverage on WBUR, March 25, 2021, featuring Visiting Professor Mary McCord.
"Push to Make Texas “Second Amendment Sanctuary” State Continues Amid Mass Shootings," coverage in RA News, March 23, 2021, featuring Visiting Professor Mary B. McCord.