Paul Rosen has more than a decade of experience serving in all three branches of the federal government leading government teams, working with the private sector, managing external affairs, and solving some of the most complex and sensitive legal, policy, and regulatory issues. He has also focused on federal prosecution of financial crimes, cybersecurity, data privacy, technology matters, and management of large government organizations, budgets, and personnel.
Mr. Rosen is currently the Chief of Staff at the Department of Homeland Security. In this role, he oversees for the Secretary 240,000 employees, a $60 billion budget, and 22 federal agencies in the third largest department in the United States government. Mr. Rosen also advises the Secretary on all operational, policy, and legal matters, including counterterrorism, cybersecurity, border security, aviation security, trade and travel, immigration, federal disaster response, and criminal law enforcement matters. Mr. Rosen previously served as Deputy Chief of Staff and Senior Counselor at DHS, and Chief of Staff at U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
From 2010-2013, Mr. Rosen worked as a federal prosecutor in the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Virginia and for the Department of Justice Criminal Fraud Section, where he prosecuted a range of financial crimes including securities fraud, bank and mortgage fraud, FCPA, money laundering, insider trading, corruption, bankruptcy fraud, and government and procurement fraud. In recognition of his work, in 2012 the Council of Inspectors General recognized Mr. Rosen with its Integrity and Efficiency Investigation Award of Excellence.
At the U.S. Department of Justice, Mr. Rosen also served as Counsel to the Assistant Attorney General for the Criminal Division. From 2006-2009, Mr. Rosen served as Counsel to then-Senator Joseph Biden, Jr. on the United States Senate Judiciary Committee.
Prior to the Senate Judiciary Committee, Mr. Rosen was a law clerk to the Honorable Gary Allen Feess, U.S. District Judge for the Central District of California.
Mr. Rosen graduated from the University of Southern California School of Law where he was elected to the Order of the Coif, and graduated summa cum laude from the University of Colorado.