Lt Gen (ret) Dana Chipman


Lt Gen (Ret) Dana Chipman

Board Member | Lieber

Dana Chipman serves on the Board of Advisors for the Lieber Institute for Law and Land Warfare.​ He is the Director, Education Division at the Federal Judicial Center, a position he assumed in January 2016. ​Prior to that, Dana was Chief Counsel to the Select Committee on Benghazi for the U.S. House of Representatives from 2014 to 2016. ​

For the bulk of his professional career Lieutenant General (Retired) Chipman served as a Judge Advocate on active duty with the U.S. Army, culminating as The Judge Advocate General and serving in the Pentagon from 2009-2013. ​In that position he led 5,000 active duty, Army Reserve, National Guard, and civilian attorneys, and an equal number of paralegals, and served as the principal uniformed legal advisor to the Secretary and Chief of Staff of the Army. Prior active duty service consisted of a range of assignments in operational law, litigation, and leadership positions to include command of The Judge Advocate General's Legal Center and School, Charlottesville, Virginia. ​

General Chipman’s military awards included the Defense Superior Service Medal with two Oak Leaf Clusters, the Legion of Merit, the Bronze Star Medal, the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, the Meritorious Service Medal with two Oak Leaf Clusters, the Army Commendation Medal with one Oak Leaf Cluster, and the Army Achievement Medal with two Oak Leaf Clusters. He is also entitled to wear the Expert Infantryman Badge and the Parachutist Badge.​

General Chipman is a graduate of West Point and Stanford Law School.​