TCP Young Professional Committee Co-Chair Recognized as 2013 “99 Under 33.”

Diplomatic Courier and the Young Professionals in Foreign Policy have named John Paul Schnapper-Casteras, co-chair of The Constitution Project’s Young Professional Committee, as one of the Top 99 Foreign Policy Leaders Under 33, or “99 Under 33,” an international list recognizing the most influential young foreign policy leaders of their generation. The two organizations recognize the distinctive impact on foreign policy each honoree has on his or her community today, as well as their potential as a future leader.

Schnapper-Casteras is an associate in the Litigation practice in the Sidley Austin, LLP Washington, D.C. office. His practice focuses on appellate representation, complex commercial litigation, and criminal defense. A native of Seattle, Schnapper-Casteras is a regular commentator on international affairs.  He also sits on the board of trustees of the American University of Iraq, Sulaimani, which aims to foster the next generation of leaders from Iraq and the broader region.

As co-chair to TCP’s Young Professional Committee, Schnapper-Casteras works with TCP’s staff and board to facilitate new partnerships for TCP with law firms, businesses, schools and other institutions as well as cultivate and support the next generation of TCP’s leaders.  Schnapper-Casteras shares co-chair duties with John Dundon of Kirkland & Ellis LLP.

Diplomatic Courier is a global affairs magazine that connects the diplomatic and policy establishment to the next generation of leaders in diplomacy and foreign policy.  Young Professionals in Foreign Policy is a non-profit, nonpartisan organization also committed to fostering the next generation of foreign policy leaders.  The complete list of honorees is available at:

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