Amy Pope is a Partner at Schillings, where she advises individual and corporate clients on sensitive, complex and high profile matters. A seasoned courtroom lawyer, she is a skilled tactician and strategist. Pope was US Deputy Homeland Security Advisor to President Barack Obama, where she led on challenges such as managing cyberattacks, terrorist threats, natural hazards, violent extremism, border security threats and disease outbreaks. She held the highest-level security clearance, led meetings in the White House Situation Room and navigated difficult, multidimensional issues to broker partnerships and agreements. Before joining the White House, she served as a senior official in the Criminal Division and as a trial attorney at the US Department of Justice.