Karl Sandstrom, J.D.

Karl Sandstrom, J.D.
Legal Counsel

Karl Sandstrom is a nationally recognized authority on election law and a former Federal Elections Commissioner. Mr. Sandstrom received his J.D. from George Washington University and completed a LL.M. in tax law from Georgetown University. Karl is Senior Counsel in the Perkins Coie Washington D.C.  Office. Karl has appeared on national radio and television programs including Good Morning America, CBS News, NPR and the PBS Newshour. His articles have appeared in national publications including the New York Times and Washington Post. Karl has been an advisor to Triplet State Technology from inception.

Professional Recognition
American Bar Association, Fellow, 2014
National Center for State Court’s Warren E. Burger Society, Member

Professional Leadership
National Center for State Court’s Amicus Committee, Member
Washington College of Law, American University, Lecturer
Zicklin Center for Business Ethics Research, Wharton School of Business, Board of Advisors

Past Experience
Federal Election Commission, Washington, D.C., Commissioner, 1998 – 2002
U.S. Department of Labor, Administrative Review Board, Washington, D.C., Chairman, 1994 – 1998
Association of State Democratic Chairs, Washington, D.C., General Counsel, 1992 – 1993
American University, Washington, D.C., Adjunct Professor, 1989 – 1993
U.S. House of Representatives, Subcommittee on Elections, Washington, D.C., Staff Director, 1988 – 1992
U.S. House of Representatives, Speaker’s Task Force on Electoral Reform, Washington, D.C., Staff Director, 1989 – 1991
Democratic National Convention, Rules Committee, Washington, D.C., Staff Director, 1988
U.S. House of Representatives, Committee on House Administration, Washington, D.C., Deputy Chief Counsel, 1979 – 1988
Democratic National Committee, Washington, D.C., Counsel, 1977 – 1979

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