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.
U.S. Supreme Court Briefs
"Domestic terrorism stirs debate over need for law," coverage by Northwest Democrate Arkansas Gazette, March 1, 2020, quoting Visiting Professor Mary McCord.
"As Domestic Terrorists Outpace Jihadists, New U.S. Law Is Debated," coverage by The New York Times, February 25, 2020, quoting Visiting Professor Mary McCord.
"Did Donald Trump Just Get Roger Stone’s Prison Sentence Reduced?" coverage by The New Yorker, February 12, 2020, interviewing Visiting Professor Mary B. McCord, legal director, Institute for Constitutional Advocacy and Protection.
"Does the Roger Stone fight hurt the Justice Department’s credibility?" coverage by PBS NewsHour, February 12, 2020, featuring Visiting Professor Mary B. McCord, legal director, Institute for Constitutional Advocacy and Protection.