Corey Jacobson is the Legislative Director for Congressman Ted Lieu (D-CA), a member of House Leadership. In addition to managing the six-person legislative team, Corey is the Congressman’s chief advisor on the House Foreign Affairs Committee and national security policy. In this capacity, he has worked to bolster city-level diplomacy, improve federal government cybersecurity, and reform the U.S. arms sales process.
Prior to joining Congressman Lieu’s staff, he worked as the foreign affairs advisor to Congressman Henry Waxman (D-CA) and managed the Jewish Member Delegation. He has supported congressional campaigns in four election cycles, served on foreign policy working groups for two presidential campaigns, and led workshops for foreign Members of Parliament.
A San Francisco Bay Area native, Corey graduated from the George Washington University and holds a Master’s in Global Politics from the London School of Economics. He also serves as an officer in the U.S. Navy Reserve and has completed joint professional military education with Air Command and Staff College.