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Mr. Matthew T. Sanderson

Caplin & Drysdale, Chartered
Contributing Member
2953 Waterford Court
Vienna, VA 22181

Phone: 20-862-5046
Web Site:

Law School: Vanderbilt (2008)
Foreign Languages: Mandarin

Practice Areas:

Matthew Sanderson is an associate in the Political Activity Law practice group of Caplin & Drysdale.

Mr. Sanderson served as Campaign Finance Counsel for McCain-Palin 2008, Senator John McCain's presidential campaign committee. He now serves as Chief of Staff for the Governor's Commission on Strengthening Utahís Democracy, an entity created by former Governor Jon Huntsman, Jr. to review Utahís ethics, lobbying, campaign-finance, redistricting, and election laws. Mr. Sanderson is a graduate of the University of Utah and of Vanderbilt University Law School, where he was a Chancellorís Scholar and member of the Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law.

Mr. Sanderson is a fluent Mandarin speaker. He and his wife Emily have two children.

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