David Halperin

Public Citizen Foundation

David Halperin engages in public policy advocacy; advises organizations on strategy, policy, politics, communications and legal matters; and writes at RepublicReport.org. He has advised groups including Greenpeace, Democracy for America, Public.Resource.Org, and, in the 1990s, Public Citizen.

Mr. Halperin was previously: founding director of Campus Progress and senior vice president at the Center for American Progress; senior policy adviser for Howard Dean’s presidential campaign; founding executive director of the American Constitution Society; White House speechwriter and special assistant for national security affairs to President Clinton; a fellow of the Harvard Law School Berkman Center for Internet & Society; co-founder of the Internet company RealNetworks; and counsel to the Senate Intelligence Committee.