Adam Hickey

Deputy Assistant Attorney General, National Security Division, US Department of Justice

Adam S. Hickey is a Deputy Assistant Attorney General of the National Security Division (NSD) at the Department of Justice (DOJ), overseeing the Counterintelligence and Export Control Section and the Foreign Investment Review Section. Among other things, he supervises investigations and prosecutions of foreign, state-sponsored computer intrusions and attacks, enforcement of the Foreign Agents Registration Act (FARA), and NSD’s foreign investment security reviews (e.g., CFIUS cases). Currently, Hickey focuses much of his time on DOJ’s China Initiative (dedicated to better combatting national security threats from China). Previously, Hickey was a Federal Prosecutor in the Southern District of New York. He is a graduate of Harvard College and Yale Law School.