Don has been covering the privacy and security beat for a decade at BBNA and been a legal editor at BBNA for 17 years. Before becoming a legal journalist, Don practiced in a small Washington law firm representing plaintiffs in EEO cases. For ten years before that, Don was an attorney with the public interest group the Government Accountability Project representing whistle-blowers. Don is in his 29th year as an adjunct professor of Legal Rhetoric and Writing at the Washington College of Law at American University. Don has a B.A. in Government from Pomona College and a J.D. from the Antioch School of Law. Don can be reached at email@example.com. Follow him on Twitter at @PrivateAplin.