Stewart A. Baker

Stewart A. Baker

Partner, Steptoe & Johnson LLP

Stewart Baker is a partner in the law firm of Steptoe & Johnson in Washington, D.C. From 2005 to 2009, he was the first Assistant Secretary for Policy at the Department of Homeland Security. His law practice covers cybersecurity, data protection, homeland security, and travel and foreign investment regulation; he has been awarded one patent.

Mr. Baker has been General Counsel of the National Security Agency and General Counsel of the commission that investigated WMD intelligence failures prior to the Iraq war. He is the author of Skating on Stilts, a book on terrorism, cybersecurity, and other technology issues; he also hosts the weekly Cyberlaw Podcast.

Deep Dive Episode 163 – Shapers of Cyber Speech: Silicon Valley and American Discourse

Deep Dive Episode 163 – Shapers of Cyber Speech: Silicon Valley and American Discourse

Regulatory Transparency Project's Fourth Branch Podcast

In January, Twitter and Facebook removed President Trump and many of his followers' accounts while...

Deep Dive Episode 114 – Is Artificial Intelligence Biased? And What Should We Do About It?

Deep Dive Episode 114 – Is Artificial Intelligence Biased? And What Should We Do About It?

Regulatory Transparency Project's Fourth Branch Podcast

Journalists and academics seem convinced that artificial intelligence is often biased against women and racial...