Todd E. Pierce

Todd E. Pierce is a major in the U.S. Army and was assigned to the Office of the Chief Defense Counsel in 2008. An American lawyer, military historian, former army computer technician, and former Judge Advocate General Defense Attorney, he volunteered to represent defendants at Guantánamo, describing the legal theory underpinning the detention camp as an assault upon the structure of constitutional government. In an extraordinarily rich career, he has been, among other things, a member of the National Association of Scholars, calling for a more balanced approach to global education. He is an officer in the United States Army Reserve.