Bob Eatinger is the founding Principal of of Robert J. Eatinger, Jr., PLLC, a legal practice limited to national security and intelligence law, and a consulting resource for U.S.law firms that do not require permanent expertise in intelligence law. He is also the founding Principal of SpyLaw Consulting, LLC, a consulting service for U.S. businesses seeking to make better informed business and risk management decisions with respect to commercial or other interactions with U.S. intelligence agencies.
Prior to establishing these companies, Bob was the Senior Deputy General Counsel of the Central Intelligence Agency. As Senior Deputy General Counsel, he was the senior career lawyer in the CIA Office of General Counsel and Acting General Counsel in the absence of the General Counsel. He served as CIA’s Acting General Counsel from October 2013 to March 2014. Bob oversaw the more than 150 OGC attorneys, and was responsible for the timely and accurate provision of all legal advice and services to the leadership and personnel of the CIA.
Prior to being named the Senior Deputy General Counsel, he served as CIA’s Deputy General Counsel for Operations from September 2009 to June 2013, where he was responsible for the timely and accurate provision of legal… Read More