Social and Behavioral Sciences

John Brautigam J.D.

Part-time Faculty

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Academic Degrees

  • J.D., Stanford Law School
  • M.A., History, Trinity College
  • B.A., Government, Wesleyan University


John Brautigam is an attorney and consultant with over 25 years of experience in campaign finance and election law, public policy, advocacy, and legal representation.  From 2004 to 2008 he served in the Maine legislature and was House Chairman of the Insurance and Financial Services Committee.  Prior to his tenure in the legislature Mr. Brautigam served as Assistant Attorney General. He previously served as legal counsel successfully defending the constitutionality of the 1996 reforms to Maine campaign finance laws, including the Maine Clean Election Act.  Mr. Brautigam holds a law degree from Stanford Law School where he was appointed Executive Editor of the Stanford Law Review.  He earned a BA in Government from Wesleyan University and an MA in History from Trinity College.