Ronald Goldfarb

Johanna Lawshea

Ronald Goldfarb is a veteran Washington D.C. attorney, author of 13 books, and a literary agent. He worked in the Department of Justice prosecuting organized crime cases during the Kennedy administration, and served as trial counsel in the US Air Force, JAG for 3 years before that. He was special counsel to a congressional (House of Representatives) investigation, and was appointed to chair a special review committee established by a D.C. federal court dealing with the practices of the Department of Labor. In After Snowden: Privacy, Secrecy, and Security in the Information Age (Thomas Dunne Books), Goldfarb edits essays that assess the legal, political, and journalistic ramifications of national security leaks.