Fred F. Manget is a 25-year veteran of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) and will be teaching Intelligence Law at the College of Law this fall. He spent most of his career in the Office of General Counsel as a legal adviser in a number of positions. He served as Deputy General Counsel, Acting Director of Congressional Affairs and as legal counsel to the Directorate of Intelligence and the Director of Central Intelligence (DCI) Counterintelligence, Counterterrorist, and Terrorist Threat Integration Centers. He joined CIA in 1986 and was promoted into the Senior Intelligence Service (SIS) in 1995, where he achieved the rank of SIS-4.
He dealt with a wide range of matters while at the CIA. He has received the Attorney General’s Distinguished Service Award, the Department of Justice Public Service Award and the Studies in Intelligence Award. He received numerous performance and meritorious unit awards and has published articles on intelligence and the law.
Prior to his CIA service, Professor Manget worked as an associate with private law firms in Atlanta. He has been a member of the State Bar of Georgia since 1979.He spent 32 years in the military reserves and retired in 2005 with the rank of Colonel. He was a scholarship cadet and a Distinguished Graduate of the U.S. Air Force ROTC program. In 1984, he was directly commissioned into the Judge Advocate General’s Corps, U.S. Army Reserve, where he served until retirement. His decorations include the Meritorious Service Medal in 1997 for work done in reorganizing CIA support to the military reserves. He supported the Army War College annual Strategic Crisis Exercise as a member of the 157th Individual Mobilization Detachment on Capitol Hill from 1996 to 2005. He is a Commandant’s List graduate of the Army’s Command and General Staff Officer School.