E. W. Priestap

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Bill Priestap
Born
Edward William Priestap
NationalityAmerican
Other namesE. W. Priestap
OccupationAttorney, intelligence official
EmployerFederal Bureau of Investigation
Spouse(s)Sabina Menschel
RelativesRichard Menschel (father-in-law)
Ronay A. Menschel (mother-in-law)
Robert Menschel (uncle-in-law)

Edward William Priestap[1], also known as Bill Priestap, is an American attorney and intelligence official. He was the assistant director of the FBI Counterintelligence Division from 2015 to 2018.

Education[edit]

Priestap earned master's degrees in business administration and education administration.[where?][2]

Career[edit]

Priestap joined the Federal Bureau of Investigation in 1998, and he was appointed as assistant director of the FBI Counterintelligence Division in 2015.[2][3]

Priestap left the FBI in December 2018.[4][5]

Personal life[edit]

Priestap is married to Sabina Menschel, the current head of the Washington, D.C., office of Nardello & Co, a detective agency.[6] Menschel's father, Richard Menschel, is a Goldman Sachs investment banker, philanthropist and Democratic donor, as is her uncle Robert Menschel.[6] His mother-in-law, Ronay A. Menschel, was a Democratic deputy mayor of New York City under Ed Koch.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Prosecutors rest in Hamas case". Articles.chicagotribune.com. Retrieved 19 July 2018.
  2. ^ a b "Bill Priestap". CNBC. Retrieved February 4, 2018.
  3. ^ Blinde, Loren (December 23, 2015). "E.W. Priestap named assistant director of the FBI counterintelligence division". Intelligence Community News. Retrieved February 4, 2018.
  4. ^ Tau, Byron (December 4, 2018). "Another High-Ranking FBI Official to Depart". The Wall Street Journal. Retrieved April 3, 2019.
  5. ^ Burke, Michael (December 4, 2018). "Top FBI official Bill Priestap to retire". The Hill. Retrieved April 3, 2019.
  6. ^ a b Friday, Frank (December 16, 2017). "How husbands and wives figure in the latest government scandal revelations". The American Thinker. Retrieved February 4, 2018.

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