Leslie Stolasz, Esquire
General Counsel
Ft. Meade, Maryland
(301) 222-6302

Kelli R. Vaughn, Esquire
Deputy General Counsel
Fort Meade, MD
(443) 679-0521

William Gardiner, Esquire
Legal Counsel, Stars & Stripes
Washington, DC
(202) 761-0900

Dawn Walker
Ethics Program Specialist
Ft. Meade, Maryland
(301) 222-6844

The Mission of the General Counsel

Government Ethics

DMA Civil Liberties Program

Notary Service

The Mission of the General Counsel

The mission of the Office of the General Counsel is to provide expert advice, counsel, and assistance to the Director, senior staff, and DMA workforce on the full range of legal, regulatory, and legislative matters pertaining DMA's media operations, products, and services.           


The General Counsel of DMA serves as the Deputy Designated Agency Ethics Official (Deputy DAEO) for all personnel, military and civilian, assigned to DMA. The General Counsel also serves as the Chief Civil Liberties Officer for DMA.

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