James P. Gillis has tried cases in the federal district courts of Michigan, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, Ohio, and Virginia, as well as in the state courts of Michigan and Pennsylvania. He has handled federal appeals in the First, Third, Fourth, and D.C. Circuits. Mr. Gillis, whose specialty is in national security matters, is the only federal prosecutor to have tried two espionage cases. He also tried the first terrorism prosecution of a foreign enemy combatant in a civilian, Article III court. Mr. Gillis also prosecutes international crimes, such as trafficking in munitions and sensitive technology, and white-collar crimes, such as bank fraud and securities fraud.
Criminal Justice Ethics (CRIM 306)
J.D., University of Notre Dame Law School
B.A., Michigan State University
Bhattacharjee, Yudhijit. The spy who couldn't spell: a dyslexic traitor, an unbreakable code, and the FBI's hunt for America's stolen secrets. New York, NY: New American Library, 2016. Print.