David P. Burns, Partner
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP
David Burns is a partner in the Washington, D.C., office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher. He is the co-chair of the firm’s National Security Practice Group, and a member of the White Collar and Investigations and Crisis Management practice groups. His practice focuses on national security, white-collar criminal defense, internal investigations, and regulatory enforcement matters. Prior to re-joining the firm, Mr. Burns served in senior positions in both the Criminal Division and National Security Division of the U.S. Department of Justice. As Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General of the National Security Division he supervised the Division’s investigations and prosecutions, including counterterrorism, counterintelligence, economic espionage, cyber hacking, FARA, disclosure of classified information, and sanctions and export controls matters.
Sohan Dasgupta, Ph.D., Senior Counsel
Schaerr Jaffe LLP
Sohan Dasgupta, Ph.D., is a Senior Counsel at Schaerr | Jaffe LLP. His practice involves litigation; investigations; regulatory affairs; national security and international trade; and international arbitration. Prior to joining Schaerr | Jaffe, Dr. Dasgupta served as the Deputy General Counsel of the United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS). Dr. Dasgupta played a prominent role in numerous matters involving our national security, intelligence, domestic policy, and international trade. He clerked on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia. Dr. Dasgupta earned his JD from U.C. Berkeley (Order of the Coif) and his PhD in international trade and arbitration from the University of Cambridge.