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Jeh C. Johnson, Partner at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison

Director Since 2020

Jeh C. Johnson is a partner at the international law firm of Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP since January 2017. Previously, Secretary Johnson served as U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security from December 2013 to January 2017; as General Counsel of the U.S. Department of Defense from 2009 to 2012; as General Counsel of the U.S. Department of the Air Force from 1998 to 2001; and as an Assistant U.S. Attorney in the Southern District of New York from 1998 to 1991. Prior to and between his periods of public service, he was in private practice at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP.

Secretary Johnson currently serves on the board of Lockheed Martin. Secretary Johnson previously served on the board of PG&E Corporation from May 2017 to March 2018.

Secretary Johnson graduated from Morehouse College, and received his law degree from Columbia Law School.