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Freeh Sporkin & Sullivan, LLP is comprised of an extraordinary team of internationally recognized principals from the judicial, prosecutorial, and law enforcement domains. Additionally, the firm has access to a sophisticated and global network of specialty counsel and legal experts.

Partners
The Honorable Louis J. Freeh
The Honorable Eugene R. Sullivan
Thomas McC. Souther
Eugene R. Sullivan II
Benito Romano
Lewis D. Schiliro
Ronald Noble

Of Counsel
John D. Behnke
James R. Bucknam
Blake Coppotelli
Matthew Dolan
Thomas Melvin
Robert O’Neill
John Rahie
Larry Byrne
Benjamin F. Scotti

Senior Counsel
The Honorable Stanley Sporkin (Ret.)


Lewis D. Schiliro   [Download VCard]
Partner

Lewis D. Schiliro joined Freeh Group International Solutions LLC (FGIS) as a Managing Director in December 2018. Prior to FGIS, in 2009 the Governor of Delaware appointed Lew Schiliro as Secretary of the Department of Safety & Homeland Security and he received Senate confirmation on Thursday, January 22, 2009.

After retiring from the FBI Secretary Schiliro accepted a position as Senior Vice President at MBNA Bank in Wilmington, DE. In this position he responsible for administration and auditing functions in the office of the General Counsel. Upon leaving MBNA Bank, he held the position of Director of Emergency Management at the Metropolitan Transit Authority in New York City and Senior Vice President at AIG Insurance responsible for several thousand fraud investigators.

He brings a wealth of experience as a 25-year veteran with the U. S. Department of Justice, Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). During his career with the FBI, he held numerous positions including Commander of the New York Drug Enforcement Task Force and Organized Crime Coordinator where his responsibilities included supervision and oversight of organized crime cases within the FBI's New York Office. Under his supervision, the New York Drug Enforcement Task Force led the nation in identification and prosecution of domestic and international criminal groups. As Inter-Agency Policy & Program Unit Chief, his responsibilities included development and implementation of best practices within Government investigative agencies. As Assistant Special Agent-In-Charge of Terrorism, his responsibilities included supervision and direction of domestic and international terrorism cases. Prosecutions during this period included the 1993 World Trade Center bombing, the conspiracy to blow up several New York City landmarks and the extradition of numerous terrorists responsible for attacks against U. S. citizens. As Assistant Director-in-Charge of the FBI's largest field office, his responsibilities included the supervision, management, and leadership of over 2,300 Special Agents and support personnel in all areas of Criminal, National Security, and International & Domestic Terrorism.

Secretary Schiliro earned his Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Hofstra University and his Juris Doctorate degree from Cleveland State University Cleveland-Marshall College of Law. He is a graduate of the Senior Management Government Program at John F. Kennedy School at Harvard University. In addition, he is a member of the National Executive Institute for Major City Chiefs in Quantico, VA. He is admitted to practice in front of the New York, Washington, D.C., and Federal Bar.

In addition, from 2001 to 2009 Lew served on the Board of Directors for a Fortune 500 company in the vast health and nutrition sector where he was selected to head the Audit Committee.