AAB - Igor Timofeyev

Igor V. Timofeyev, BYFI '91 is an associate with the Washington, D.C., office of Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker, where he specializes in appellate and international litigation. He previously served as Director of Immigration Policy and Special Advisor for Refugee and Asylum Affairs at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. In that capacity, he advised the Secretary of Homeland Security on immigration, visa, refugee, and asylum policy, and coordinated the department's policy on immigration reform and enforcement. Prior to his government work and private practice, Igor served as an Associate Legal Officer to the president of the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia and clerked for Justice Anthony M. Kennedy of the U.S. Supreme Court and Judge Alex Kozinski of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. He is a graduate of Yale Law School, Oxford University, and Williams College.