Michael Vozzo

Department of Defense


Michael D. Vozzo is an Associate Deputy General Counsel with the U.S. Department of Defense’s Office of the General Counsel. He has been with the Office of the General Counsel since 2009 and worked extensively on executive detention law and related national security matters. In 2016, Mike received the Office of the Secretary of Defense Award for Outstanding Achievement. Prior to joining the Department of Defense, Mike was an associate with Lester Schwab Katz and Dwyer, LLP in New York, NY and a prosecutor with the Queens County District Attorney’s Office. Mike graduated from Syracuse University College of Law with a J.D. in 2004 as well as an M.A. from Syracuse University’s Newhouse School of Communications. Mike also holds a certificate of achievement in National Security and Counterterrorism Law Studies from his work with Syracuse University’s Institute for National Security and Counterterrorism. (This bio is current to when the participant joined FDD’s National Security Alumni Network.)

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