Carla Crandall serves as Command National Security Law Counsel in the Army Futures Command’s Office of the Staff Judge Advocate. In this capacity, she is responsible for providing legal advice related to national security aspects of the Army’s transformation activities, including those arising from the Army’s efforts to integrate emerging technologies into its enterprise.
Prior to her current role, Carla was Chief of Counterintelligence Law in the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Office of the General Counsel. In that position, she supervised attorneys providing legal support to agents investigating counterintelligence threats. Carla also served as Special Assistant to the FBI’s National Security and Cyber Law Branch Deputy General Counsel, offering legal advice and support on all aspects of the FBI’s counterintelligence, counterterrorism, and cyber missions, and helping to lead the FBI’s efforts to reform its Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act practice.
Carla was an Honors Attorney in the Department of Justice’s National Security Division, and a law clerk for the Honorable Carolyn Dineen King, of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, and the Honorable Laura Denvir Stith, of the Supreme Court of Missouri. She obtained her law degree from the J. Rueben Clark Law School at Brigham Young University and her undergraduate degree from the University of Missouri-Columbia. She is also on LinkedIn.