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Jim Letten Appointed to Tulane University’s School of Professional Advancement’s Emergency and Security Studies Industry Advisory Board

Butler Snow is pleased to announce Jim Letten has been appointed to Tulane University’s School of Professional Advancement’s Emergency and Security Studies Industry Advisory Board by the program’s director, Dr. Michael M. Wallace.

The board consists of prominent leaders, both public and private, whose insights, advice and recommendations will help the university’s Emergency and Security Studies Program become more adept in serving the educational needs of the community. As a member, Jim – by virtue of his extensive experience in national security, military intelligence, law enforcement and continuity of operations – will provide advice in areas of expertise relating to improving the curriculum.

Tulane University’s School of Professional Advancement is one of the university’s 10 schools and colleges. Its emergency and security studies program began in 2006 as the homeland security studies program, with a master of professional studies in homeland security added in 2009. Currently, the emergency and security studies program offers an undergraduate degree in homeland security and a master of professional studies in the areas of homeland security, emergency management, and security management. The homeland security studies’ master of professional studies is consistently ranked among the top 10 programs in the country and is affiliated with the university and agency partnership initiative at the United States Navy’s Post-Graduate School in Monterey, Calif.

Jim’s practice areas include investigations and white-collar crime, FCPA/Anti-Corruption and corporate compliance and defense, internal corporate investigations, regulatory advocacy, and commercial litigation. Prior to joining the firm, Jim was appointed United States Attorney by President George W. Bush in 2005 and continued in President Barack Obama’s administration.