DOJ Faculty: Stephen Reynolds

Reynolds150Steve Reynolds serves as the Deputy Chief for Cyber Law and Policy in the Justice Department’s National Security Division.  In that role, Steve provides legal and policy advice relating to cybersecurity and efforts to deter, mitigate, and prosecute conduct that compromises computers, computer networks, and the Internet.  Steve also serves as one of the Justice Department’s liaisons on cyber matters to various federal agencies and to National Security Council staff.

Prior to joining NSD, Steve served as a Deputy Chief and the National Security Coordinator for the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Connecticut, where he was a federal prosecutor for 15 years.  In that capacity, Steve developed experience in investigative processes including the use of federal grand juries, subpoenas, search warrants, court orders and court-authorized electronic surveillance. Steve also supervised Connecticut’s National Security Cyber Specialists, its Cyber Working Group, and its investigations and prosecutions of matters involving economic espionage, the theft of trade secrets, cyber intrusions and cybercrime.  Steve has also tried several criminal cases to verdict including a six week RICO/VCAR murder trial; a domestic terrorism trial; and an espionage trial.  From 2004 through 2014, Steve handled the investigation, extradition and prosecution of members of a terrorism support cell in London that supported the Taliban, Al Qaeda and the Chechen mujahideen through a global series of websites.  In 2010, Steve assisted the Southern District of New York’s investigation and prosecution of Bridgeport, Connecticut resident Faisal Shahzad for his attempt to detonate a car bomb in Times Square.  Since joining the Department in 2002, Steve has received a number of awards including an Assistant Attorney General’s Exceptional Service Award, and the Attorney General’s Distinguished Service Award.

Prior to joining the U.S. Attorney’s Office, Steve worked in private practice at Day, Berry and Howard in Hartford, Connecticut.  Steve also served as a law clerk to United States District Judges Stefan R. Underhill and Alan H. Nevas of the U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut.

Steve received his J.D. from Cornell and his B.A. from Hamilton College.

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