The Honorable Jake Sullivan, Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs, participated in a conversation with David Rubenstein on Thursday, April 14, 2022.
Jake Sullivan serves as National Security Advisor to President Joe Biden. He is a visiting lecturer in law at Yale Law School and a nonresident senior fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. Mr. Sullivan previously served in the Obama administration as National Security Advisor to Vice President Joe Biden, Director of Policy Planning at the U.S. Department of State, and Deputy Chief of Staff to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.
Mr. Sullivan has also been a Senior Policy Advisor and Chief Counsel to Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), worked as an associate for Faegre & Benson LLP, and taught at the University of St. Thomas Law School. He clerked for Judge Stephen Breyer of the U.S. Supreme Court and Judge Guido Calabresi of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. He holds both undergraduate and law degrees from Yale University and was a Rhodes Scholar at the University of Oxford.