Legal Attaché (Legat) Stephen Gaudin has been an agent of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) for more than 23 years, with the majority of that time investigating counterterrorism matters. Legat Gaudin has assigned to FBI Headquarters twice, first as a supervisor in the Usama Bin Laden Unit, and then later as an FBI detailee to the CIA’s Counterterrorism Center. He was directly placed to open the FBI’s first Legat office in Sana’a, Yemen, serving from August 2002 until April 2005. He has worked FBI matters overseas in Kenya, Tanzania, South Africa, Jordan, Yemen and Iraq. Legat Gaudin entered FBI New Agent training in November 1991. He was thereafter assigned to the Albany Division for five years. In 1997, he transferred to New York Division and was assigned to the Joint Terrorism Task Force. He deployed to Nairobi, Kenya, in 1998, in response to the bombings of the U.S. Embassies in East Africa. Legat Gaudin was deployed to Sana’a, Yemen in 2002. His role was expanded to Acting Legat, spending 18 months in that role. In March 2004, Legat Gaudin became the first FBI Legat in Yemen. Legat Gaudin reported to Abu Dhabi, UAE, as the Legat in January 2012.