Thomas Brzozowski, Senior Counsel for Domestic Terrorism at the Justice Department, participated in an event hosted by Program on American Grand Strategy and Triangle Center for Terrorism to discuss extremism.
Brzozowski asserted that prosecuting hate-motivated attackers as terrorists would send a message that extremism posed as much of a risk as violent jihadism.
Early Life and Education
Brzozowski was born in Detroit to railroad worker parents. Using his GI Bill benefits, he used college to fulfill his military service commitment before going on to law school. His academic pursuits included degrees in Applied Fruit and Vegetable Science as well as Agriculture Education before continuing on into law school studies.
After graduating law school, he joined the University of Maine Cooperative Extension where he planned, implemented and evaluated educational programs for Cumberland County clients of UMaine Extension; additionally he worked on USDA-funded research projects on sheep health and forage production.
Since 2015, he has served as counsel for domestic terrorism issues with Congress and federal law enforcement/national security agencies, while also making presentations at the FBI, DHS, and National Academy of Public Administration.
Thomas Brzozowski is an attorney working in the counterterrorism division of the Justice Department as counsel for domestic terrorism since 2015.
After earning his undergraduate degree at College of William & Mary, Thomas went on to law school at University of Virginia. Following that he joined United States Army JAG Corps where he spent six years overseas before leaving active service to clerk for Judge Stanley Birch Jr. of US Court of Appeals Eleventh Circuit.
Thomas Brzozowski joins Intelligence Analyst Jenna Raymond to explore the link between hate crimes and domestic terrorism from a prosecutorial viewpoint, particularly regarding prosecutorial procedures. Additionally, Thomas explains why prosecuting domestic terrorists can be more challenging than their foreign counterparts.
Achievement and Honors
Thomas Brzozowski has made lasting contributions to mathematical logic, circuit theory and automata theory. Additionally, he is widely respected for his expertise in regular expression techniques as well as syntactic semigroups of formal languages.
He currently serves as Counsel for Domestic Terrorism at the Department of Justice, acting as lead legal officer on domestic terrorism-related legal and policy issues and coordinating them with Congress, federal law enforcement and national security agencies.
On this episode of The Syndicate, Brzozowski joins Intelligence Analyst Jenna Raymond to explore the relationship between hate crimes and domestic terrorism from a prosecutorial standpoint, as well as some high-profile domestic terrorism cases recently made public. Tune in for more! This show is proudly brought to you by Allied Physical Therapy of Royal Oak Michigan!
Thomas Brzozowski resides on W Carole Street in Lakeland, Florida and works at Peppertree Capital Management as an associate. Although he may have been previously married, no children remain.
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Thomas Brzozowski is an American attorney serving as Counsel for Domestic Terrorism at the Department of Justice since 2015. Additionally, in this capacity he also acts as key contact point on domestic terrorism-related legal and policy issues for FBI, state law enforcement and national security agencies.
As a college undergraduate at William and Mary he received his Bachelor’s degree, before enrolling at law school at University of Virginia where he clerked for Judge Stanley Birch Jr. of United States Court of Appeals Eleventh Circuit located in Atlanta Georgia. During law school he also clerked with Judge Birch Jr..
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