3/4G-04 Michael Zeldin

3339 Tennyson St NW

Michael Zeldin has been a TV legal analyst covering the OJ Simpson murder trial, the Whitewater/Lewinsky investigation, the Clinton impeachment proceedings, the Gore v. Bush court challenges, and most recently, the Robert Mueller Special Counsel investigation of interference in the 2016 presidential election and the Trump impeachment proceedings.

Previously, Michael held many senior government positions. At the U.S. Department of Justice, Michael was Deputy Chief, Narcotics and Dangerous Drug Section; Chief, Money Laundering and Asset Forfeiture Offices; and Special Counsel for Money Laundering Matters to then Criminal Division Assistant Attorney General Robert Mueller.

Michael also served as Deputy Independent/Independent Counsel, investigating allegations of tampering with candidate Bill Clinton’s passport files during the 1992 presidential campaign, and as Deputy Chief Counsel to the U.S. House of Representatives, Foreign Affairs Committee, October Surprise Task Force, investigating the events surrounding the holding of the American hostages in Iran during the Carter presidency.

Michael has taught law at area law schools. Most recently, Michael was a Resident Fellow at the Institute of Politics at the Harvard Kennedy School, where he taught a study group on Independent Investigations of Presidents.

Michael has published Op-ed pieces for CNN.com, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, The Hill, The Washington Times, and The Washington Post.