Michael Chertoff, Date of Birth, Place of Birth


Michael Chertoff

2nd Secretary of Homeland Security of the United States

Date of Birth: 28-Nov-1953

Place of Birth: Elizabeth, New Jersey, United States

Profession: judge, lawyer

Nationality: United States

Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius

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About Michael Chertoff

  • Michael Chertoff (born November 28, 1953) is an American attorney who was the second United States Secretary of Homeland Security, serving under President George W.
  • Bush.
  • He was the co-author of the USA PATRIOT Act.
  • He previously served as a United States Circuit Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, as a federal prosecutor, and as Assistant U.S.
  • Attorney General.
  • He succeeded Tom Ridge as U.S.
  • Secretary of Homeland Security on February 15, 2005. Since leaving government service, Chertoff has worked as senior of counsel at the Washington, D.C.
  • law firm of Covington & Burling.
  • He also co-founded the Chertoff Group, a risk-management and security consulting company, which employs several former senior political appointees.
  • Chertoff was also elected as Chairman of BAE Systems for a three-year term, beginning May 1, 2012. Chertoff co-chairs the Bipartisan Policy Center's Immigration Task Force.

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