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Michael Cameron

Office of the Chief Counsel

Principal Deputy Chief Counsel, Operations

Mike Cameron serves as Principal Deputy Chief Counsel, Operations. He first came to FEMA in 2002 as the contracts attorney but departed the following year to lead the Commercial & Administrative Law Division at Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). In 2007, he became the Director of Policy & Oversight at DHS’ Office of Procurement Operations, before returning to ICE as the Deputy Principal Legal Advisor for Management, a position he held until 2012. Like many others within OCC, Mike returned to FEMA; he created and led the Procurement and Fiscal Law Division until he assumed his present responsibilities in 2016. 

Mike retired from the US Army in 2013, after a 32-year career as a reservist. Mike is a graduate of Wake Forest University School of Law and Washington & Lee University. He is married and has one child.

Last updated February 12, 2021