Washington, DC, September 23, 2007 --(PR.com
)-- The Board of Directors for the Center for Advanced Defense Studies (CADS) was pleased to announce that Lester Hyman, a founding partner of the prominent Washington, D.C. law firm of Swidler & Berlin, has been named as a full member of the Board. Having served for an extended period as the Center's chief legal advisor, Mr. Hyman is now bringing his decision-making and managerial expertise to the governing body of CADS.
Mr. Hyman has acted as an advisor to eight U.S. presidential candidates, and has vetted candidates for Vice-President, U.S. Attorney General, Secretary of the Treasury, Director of the CIA, and the U.S. Supreme Court.
Now a sole practitioner, Mr. Hyman was a founding partner and Senior Counsel at the prominent Washington law firm Swidler Berlin LLP (now part of Bingham McCutcheon LLP). He draws on over 40 years of experience in law, government and politics to create and implement legislative strategies, as well as resolve disputes, for clients that include Fortune 500 corporations, major international companies and foreign nations.
Mr. Hyman currently serves on a number of Boards including the Center of National Policy; Partnership for Democracy and Human Rights; and the International Intellectual Property Institute. He is a graduate of Brown University and the Columbia University School of Law.
The Center for Advanced Defense Studies (CADS) is a non-profit, non-governmental national security group that applies the intent-centric paradigm to promote research, innovation and education in the fields of information sciences, cognitive studies and information security.