Shane Stansbury

Distinguished Fellow

Duke University School of Law

Shane T. Stansbury is the Robinson Everett Distinguished Fellow in the Center for Law, Ethics and National Security at Duke University School of Law, where he teaches in the areas of national security law and cybercrime. Shane served for more than eight years as Assistant United States Attorney in the Southern District of New York (SDNY), where he led some of the office’s most sensitive and noteworthy prosecutions in the areas of terrorism, cybercrime, espionage, and money laundering. Shane served in several other capacities at SDNY, including as Acting Deputy Chief of Appeals and as SDNY’s representative in the Department of Justice’s National Security Cyber Specialists Network, a group of prosecutors focusing on cyber threats to the national security. Shane previously was in private practice at WilmerHale. He is the recipient of numerous awards for his work as a prosecutor, including the Attorney General’s Distinguished Service Award and the Federal Law Enforcement Foundation’s Prosecutor of the Year Award. Shane received his J.D. from Columbia Law School; his M.P.A. from Princeton’s Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs; and his A.B. from Duke.