John Charles Demers is an American attorney, currently serving as the Assistant Attorney General of the National Security Division. Prior to his post in the U.S. Justice Department, Demers served as the vice president and assistant general counsel at Boeing. A graduate of the College of the Holy Cross and Harvard Law School, Demers clerked for Diarmuid O'Scannlain of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and Antonin Scalia of the Supreme Court of the United States. He worked in private practice before serving in the Office of Legal Counsel. Demers was on the leadership team of the National Security Division, first as senior counsel to the Assistant Attorney General and then as Deputy Assistant Attorney General for the Office of Law & Policy. Demers is an adjunct professor teaching national security law at Georgetown Law.
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