Ambassador (ret.) Norman Eisen is a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution. He served as special counsel to the House Judiciary Committee majority during the impeachment proceedings and trial of President Donald J. Trump. He served as chairman of Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington. Eisen served as the U.S. Ambassador to the Czech Republic from 2011 to 2014. From January 2009 to January 2011, Eisen worked in the White House as special counsel and special assistant to the president for ethics and government reform. Eisen received his J.D. from Harvard Law School in 1991 and his B.A. from Brown University in 1985, both with honors. Follow him on Twitter @NormEisen.