Patrick Toomey (@PatrickCToomey) is the deputy director of the ACLU National Security Project, where he works on issues related to electronic surveillance, national security prosecutions, whistle-blowing, and racial profiling. Toomey is a graduate of Harvard College and Yale Law School. After graduating from law school, he served as a law clerk to the Hon. Nancy Gertner, U.S. district judge for the District of Massachusetts, and to the Hon. Barrington D. Parker, U.S. circuit judge for the Second Circuit Court of Appeals.