Brad Smith is the Deputy Director of the Office of Foreign Assets Control at the U.S. Department of the Treasury and previously served for five years as that office’s Chief Counsel. He received his B.A. with high honors from Michigan State University and his J.D. with high honors from the University of Chicago Law School, where he was an editor of The University of Chicago Law Review and graduated Order of the Coif. Following law school, he clerked for the Honorable David M. Ebel on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit. After his clerkship, Brad became an associate at Covington & Burling LLP, before joining the Department of Justice’s Office of Legal Counsel. He subsequently served as Senior Counsel to the Deputy Attorney General, with a portfolio that focused heavily on national security issues. Immediately before joining Treasury, Brad was a Deputy Legal Adviser to the National Security Council at the White House.