Bio

Gregory B. Craig is former White House counsel to President Barack Obama (2009–2010). He has more than 35 years of experience representing corporations, individuals, and sovereign entities in a range of matters, including criminal and civil litigations, and congressional and government agency investigations. Over the course of his career, Craig has been involved with some of the most high-profile and complex legal controversies of our time, including the representation of Juan Miguel Gonzalez, Elian Gonzalez’s father, in administrative and court proceedings involving Mr. Gonzalez’s effort to regain custody of his son. He has served on the boards of many nongovernmental organizations and foundations, including The Carnegie Endowment for International Peace; the International Human Rights Law Group; the Robert F. Kennedy Memorial; and the American Security Project. In 2013, Mr. Craig was named one of “The 100 Most Influential Lawyers in America” by The National Law Journal. He holds a J.D. from Yale Law School and an A.B. from Harvard College.