Ivan Fong

Ivan Fong

Department of Homeland Security

Ivan K. Fong was confirmed by the U.S. Senate and sworn in as general counsel of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security in May 2009. As general counsel, Ivan is the chief legal officer for the Department; is responsible for advising Secretary Napolitano and her senior leadership on all significant legal, policy, and operational issues; and leads over 1,700 lawyers in the Department’s headquarters and operating components.