Mark E. Rosen
An international and national security lawyer by training, Mark Rosen is a SVP and General Counsel at CNA Corporation. Mr. Rosen provides corporate law support to CNA on a variety of ethics, government contracts, intellectual property, and regulatory matters, including export compliance. Mr. Rosen also provides support to the research staff on international and national security law matters and has authored numerous international and operational law studies for various clients including the U.S. Navy, the National Reconnaissance Organization, the State Department and the National Academy of Sciences. Those studies spanned a variety of national security and homeland security topics including: cyber warfare, biodefense/ bioterrorism, port security and force protection, homeland security operations, crisis management, law of war and rules of engagement, alternative manning and outsourcing plans for the naval combatants, information warfare and Navy offensive space operations.
Mr. Rosen’s particular expertise is in the maritime field including boundary and maritime disputes, piracy, law enforcement, and maritime confidence building measures. Most recently, Mr. Rosen has authored numerous analyses of the East and South China Seas, governance, foreign direct investment, and conflicting claims in the Arctic (Hoover Institute), and regulation of the Turkish Straits. Mr. Rosen also holds an adjunct faculty appointment with the George Washington University School of Law and is a member of Stanford University’s (Hoover Institute) Arctic Security Initiative. Prior to his employment at CNA, Mr. Rosen served as the Associate General Counsel for Science and Technology (SES) at the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and was the Department’s Regulatory Compliance Officer for all DHS sponsored research. Mr. Rosen is also a retired Navy Captain (JAGC). Prior to his retirement in 1999, Mr. Rosen served as the Ocean Policy Analyst and Legal Advisor to the Deputy Chief of Naval Operations for Plans, Policy, and Operations. Other Pentagon assignments included: Political Military Planner, Maritime and Environmental Policy, Strategic Plans and Policy Directorate (J-5), Joint Staff and Head of the International Programs Branch, Navy International law Division, Washington, DC. Mr. Rosen served on the Editorial Board of the Georgia Journal of International Law and is a member of the Georgia and Virginia Bars and various federal courts. He is the author of numerous law review and other media publications. He was a Contributing Editor of the Homeland Security news service: Intellibridge and a columnist for Seapower magazine.