National Security and Privacy Counsel
Mason C. Clutter serves as National Security Counsel to the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL). Ms. Clutter works closely with NACDL’s National Security, Military Law, and Fourth Amendment Committees. Her work focuses on the intersection between national security and the traditional criminal justice system, including the detention and trial of terrorism suspects, and the use of national security and electronic surveillance laws. Prior to joining NACDL, she served as Counsel to the Constitution Project’s Rule of Law Program. She also served as a Research Associate for the National Litigation Project of the Lowenstein International Human Rights Clinic at Yale Law School. Ms. Clutter earned an LL.M. in Law and Government from American University’s Washington College of Law, where she specialized in constitutional law and civil rights. She earned her J.D. from Barry University in Orlando, Florida, and her B.A. in Legal Studies from the University of Central Florida.