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Steven Llanes is a lawyer with the national law firm of Lowenstein Sandler LLP, where his practice focuses on corporate and government investigations, litigation, and cyber security. He is also a part of the 2018 Presidential Leadership Scholars program, a selective, bipartisan initiative bringing together high-potential leaders to strengthen their capabilities by learning firsthand from past American presidents, senior government officials and others.

Previously, Steven served in the administration of President George W. Bush as a policy analyst and as a spokesperson for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.  He coordinated the U.S.-UK Joint Contact Group, an international alliance to promote cooperation in areas such as cyber security, intelligence, and counter-terrorism, following 9/11. Steven has also advised the campaigns of three U.S. presidential candidates.

Steven holds a B.A. in political science and communications from Saint Peter’s University, an M.A. in public policy from Harvard University, and a J.D. from Seton Hall University School of Law. The son of Cuban immigrants, Steven was born, raised, and currently resides in New Jersey.