John Sandage

John Sandage
  • Director, Division for Treaty Affairs
    United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC)

JD, Yale University Law School. Member of the New York, Washington DC and United States Supreme Court bars. Formerly: Law Clerk for the US Court of Appeals; in private practice for six years with Wilmer, Cutler, Pickering, Hale and Dorr, in Washington DC and London, specializing in international law and appellate litigation; more than 15 years with the US Department of State in a variety of legal and policy roles, serving in positions focused on Middle Eastern, western hemisphere, United Nations, law enforcement and counter-narcotics affairs, and counter-terrorism and sanctions policy. 2008, joined the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime; currently, Director, Division for Treaty Affairs. Has briefed and argued cases on behalf of the US before the International Court of Justice and the Iran-US Claims Tribunal. Formerly, Senior Editor, Yale Law Journal. Author of numerous publications. Recipient of the Potter Stewart Moot Court Appellate Advocacy Prize (1985).