A Sidley Austin partner confirmed by the Senate on Tuesday as general counsel to the intelligence community reported more than $400,000 in compensation from the firm, where he represented technology and communications companies including Apple, Twitter and AT&T, according to a financial statement.

Christopher Fonzone, who has been a partner in Sidley Austin’s privacy and cybersecurity group since 2017, had prominent legal roles in the Obama administration including deputy assistant and deputy counsel to the president, and legal adviser to the National Security Council. His nomination to the Office of the Director of National Intelligence was confirmed by a vote of 55 to 45.