Andrew M. Szilagyi

His arts and sciences education prepared Andrew Szilagyi '07 for a demanding role with the third largest agency of the federal government.

History grad is adviser to US Department of Homeland Security

May 10, 2018

Andrew M. SzilagyiBaldwin Wallace history graduate Andrew M. Szilagyi '07 is employed as an attorney and adviser with the Office of the General Counsel for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security in Washington.

Extensive Roles in Third Largest Federal Agency

Working with this large and prestigious agency, Szilagyi performs a number of roles including primarily advising leadership on labor and employment matters affecting the Department of Homeland Security.

"I am [also] responsible for litigating matters involving the department (including its components); managing and overseeing litigation handled by the U.S. Department of Justice on behalf of the department; coordinating and responding to Congressional investigations; and reviewing, revising, and commenting on departmental policies, proposed legislation, executive orders and public statements by department leadership (including Congressional testimony)," Szilagyi tells us.

Liberal Arts Education Contributes to Career

Of his time at BW, Szilagyi said, "I believe that my liberal arts education at BW, which placed an emphasis on strong and effective writing, has aided me tremendously in my subsequent education and career."

Szilagyi graduated summa cum laude from BW and went on to pursue a law degree from the College of William and Mary.