David Halperin

Attorney, advocate, writer at

David Halperin engages in public advocacy work, advises organizations on strategy, policy, communications, and legal matters, and writes at He was previously: founding director of Campus Progress and senior vice president at the Center for American Progress; senior policy advisor for Howard Dean's presidential campaign; founding executive director of the American Constitution Society; White House speechwriter and special assistant for national security affairs to President Clinton; co-founder of the Internet company Progressive/RealNetworks; and counsel to the Senate Intelligence Committee.