Prior to joining Bancroft, Brian J. Field served as Special Assistant for Legislative Affairs to the Undersecretary of Defense (Comptroller) where his work focused on developing legislative strategy for the defense budget.
Prior to his work at the Department of Defense, Mr. Field served as a Fellow in Counterterrorism and Homeland Security with the Institute for Global Security Law and Policy. While at the Institute, Mr. Field authored several advisory memoranda for the Department of Defense Office of Military Commissions, U.S. Coast Guard, and the Iraqi High Tribunal. In addition, while at the Institute Mr. Field advised members of Congress and their staff on matters related to counterterrorism legislation.
Mr. Field’s publications include: Parallel Prosecutions: Constitutional Questions, The Federalist Society for Law and Public Policy Studies; Using and Abusing the Financial Markets: Money Laundering as the Achilles’ Heel of Terrorism, University of Pennsylvania Journal of International Economic Law (Fall 2007) (with Amos N. Guiora); and Snatch-and-Grab Ops: Justifying Extraterritorial Abductions, University of Iowa Journal of International Law and Contemporary Problems (Winter 2007) (with Gregory S. McNeal).
While in law school, Mr. Field clerked with the Office of the United States Attorney for the Northern District of Ohio and the City of Chicago, Department of Law.
He is a graduate of Case Western Reserve University School of Law and is admitted to practice law in Illinois and the District of Columbia.