Mark DeWitt

Chief Legal Officer for GardaWorld Federal Services

Mark DeWitt is the Chief Legal Officer for GardaWorld Federal Services. He is the senior executive responsible for legal, compliance, contracts, and risk management. Mark’s career spans 20+ years working both in private practice and as in-house legal counsel, and includes significant time working on legislative and government affairs. Prior to joining GardaWorld, Mark was Associate General Counsel at Booz Allen Hamilton. Mark also spent 9 years in the law department of a leading contingency operations company. Mark started his career in private practice, where he spent 8 years working at two leading Washington D.C. law firms.

Mark holds a B.S. degree from the Pennsylvania State University in Finance and International Business, and a Juris Doctor degree from the Columbus School of Law, the Catholic University of America, in Washington, D.C., with a specialty certificate in International Law. Mark previously served on the Board of the International Stability Operations Association (ISOA), including a term as Vice-Chair and Chair. He also served a term on the Board of Directors of the International Code of Conduct for Private Security Service Providers Association (ICoCA).