Alejandro Mayorkas represents clients in civil litigation and internal investigations, and augments the firm's formidable strengths in strategic counseling, crisis management and national security, with a particular focus on cybersecurity.
Alejandro Mayorkas was sworn in as Deputy Secretary of Homeland Security on December 23, 2013. He is the second-in-command of the Department with a $60 billion budget and a workforce of 240,000 individuals throughout the world.
Mayorkas provided the Inspector General’s office with a detailed response, in which he defended his actions. “I was vigilant in guarding against any appearance of impropriety,” he wrote.
FILE - In this July 25, 2013 file photo, Alejandro Mayorkas, then-President Obama’s nominee to become deputy secretary of the Homeland Security Department, testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington.
Today, Deputy Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas reflected on the state of cybersecurity at DHS and the implications of the new Presidential Policy Directive (PPD) on Cyber Incident Coordination at the International Conference on Cybersecurity in New York.
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On December 5, 2014, Alejandro Mayorkas, former Director, U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), Washington, DC, was interviewed by , and Senior Special Agents,
“Deputy Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas announced publicly today that he is departing the Department of Homeland Security, effective October 28. On behalf of the entire Department, I thank and salute Ali for his great leadership,” Johnson said.