Iris Lan is an Associate Deputy Attorney General at the U.S. Department of Justice ("DOJ"). Prior to this role, she served as an Assistant U.S. Attorney in the Southern District of New York, including as Deputy Chief Appellate Attorney. Lan also previously served at DOJ as an Attorney-Advisor at the Office of Legal Counsel and as Counsel to the Assistant Attorney General for the National Security Division.
Before joining the Department, Lan clerked for Judge William C. Bryson on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and worked in the Litigation Department of Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP.
While in New York, Lan taught as a Lecturer at Columbia Law School, and more recently has taught for Trial Advocacy Workshop at Harvard Law School