Yishai Schwartz is currently a Bristow Fellow in the Office of the Solicitor General of the United States. Previously, he was a law clerk to Judge Jose Cabranes of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit and Judge Kenneth Karas of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York. He has also been an associate editor at Lawfare and reporter-researcher for The New Republic. His writing on national security, law and culture has also appeared in National Affairs, Foreign Policy, Town and Country, and Comment as well as a variety of Jewish publications. He is a graduate of Yale College and Yale Law School.