HFX Conversations is HFX’s online publication.
HFX Conversations is dedicated to bringing ideas and opinions from democratic leaders to the wider public and will publish essays and interviews when they need to be published.

Dean Fealk

Dean previously served as General Counsel to Halifax International Security Forum until June 2019. Based in San Francisco, Dean is a Managing Partner at DLA Piper and leads the Global Equity Practice, where he advises leading multinational companies on a wide range of legal and strategic issues related to doing business overseas. Active in civic affairs and public policy, Dean is a Fulbright Scholar and Carnegie New Leader of the Carnegie Council. He is a Presidential Leadership Scholar, was selected for a Presidential Management Fellowship, and served on the National Security Advisory Board of a leading presidential candidate in 2007 and 2008.