Practices

Government Experience

  • U.S. Congress—Staff Member, Representative Dana Rohrabacher

Education

  • Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government Program for Senior Managers in Government
  • Paul Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) at the Johns Hopkins University, M.A.
  • Xavier University, B.S.

Languages

  • German  (Beginner)
  • Spanish  (Beginner)
Paul Behrends, Senior Policy Advisor Washington, D.C.
pbehrends@crowell.com
Phone: +1 202.508.8947
1001 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Washington, D.C. 20004-2595

Paul Behrends is a senior policy advisor with Crowell & Moring's Government Affairs Group. He develops overseas business for Crowell & Moring and runs his own public affairs practice focusing on international security affairs. Mr. Behrends has over 18 years of senior public policy experience in international politics and business. From 1990 to 1997, he worked as a staff member of the House of Representatives and participated in overseas policy development and investigative missions for the House Committee on International Relations. He retired as a Marine Lieutenant Colonel in 2005 with over 24 years of service. Mr. Behrends is a former Member of Inter-American Defense Board, has participated in exchange programs with the British Royal Marines and attended the U.S. Marine Command and Staff College. He received a master's degree from the Paul Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) at the Johns Hopkins University; a diploma from Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government Program for Senior Managers in Government; and has an undergraduate degree in business management from Xavier University in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Practice Areas:

  • International Affairs
  • Defense
  • Homeland Security
  • Energy
  • M&A Advisory
  • Foreign Campaign Consulting

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