Lt. Cmdr. Robin Crabtree is a judge advocate in the U.S. Navy. She has served in various capacities in the United States and overseas, including as operational law advisor to the Chief of Operations for military operations in Iraq during Operation Iraqi Freedom, legal advisor to the Convening Authority for Military Commissions, and as a prosecutor in the commissions case of United States v. Nashiri.

Prior to commencing her L.L.M. studies at Georgetown, she was the agency ethics counselor and staff judge advocate to Expeditionary Strike Group THREE, which exercises control over the U.S. Navy’s amphibious forces in the eastern Pacific. She received her J.D.  from Georgetown University Law Center and her B.A. in Economics from the College of William and Mary.