In April 2019, Peter Mina joined CRCL as the Deputy Officer for Programs & Compliance. Prior to this, Mr. Mina served as the Chief of the Labor and Employment Law Division (LELD) in the Office of the Principal Legal Advisor for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) since February 2013. In this capacity, Mr. Mina supervised labor and employment law across ICE, both litigation and policy matters. Mr. Mina began his career with ICE in April 2011, as an Associate Legal Advisor. In June 2012, he was named a Deputy Chief of LELD. Before entering federal service in 2011, Mr. Mina spent nearly six years in private practice representing federal employees in disciplinary actions, EEO complaints, and claims of whistleblower reprisal. Mr. Mina has experience practicing before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Merit Systems Protection Board (MSPB), and in federal courts. In May 2015, he was selected to participate in the DHS Senior Executive Service Candidate Development Program. As part of the program, he served as Acting Deputy Associate General Counsel for General Law for the Office of General Counsel from March-July 2016. Mr. Mina also served as Acting Chief Counsel of ICE’s Seattle Office from March-May 2018.
Mr. Mina has also served as the Co-Chair of the Membership and MSPB Appeals Committees of the Federal Circuit Bar Association and has served as a panelist for a number of programs on federal personnel law. In addition, he has published articles on whistleblower law and the rights of federal contractors. Mr. Mina holds a B.A. from the University of Virginia and a J.D. from Boston College Law School.