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
"Immigrants' US Children Have Standing To Sue Over Virus Aid," coverage in Law360, June 22, 2020, featuring Visiting Professor Mary McCord.
"The House’s latest coronavirus relief bill gives stimulus payments to unauthorized immigrants," coverage by Vox, May 16, 2020, quoting Visiting Professor of Law Mary McCord.
"Bill Barr Twisted My Words in Dropping the Flynn Case. Here’s the Truth." an opinion piece by Visiting Professor Mary McCord, appearing in The New York Times, May 10, 2020.
"Lawsuit Alleges CARES Act Excludes U.S. Citizen Children Of Undocumented Immigrants," coverage by NPR, quoting Visiting Professor of Law Mary McCord.