John P. Sarbanes
Wife: Dina; 3 Children: Stephanie, Nico, Leo
- JD, Harvard University School of Law, 1988
- BA, Law and Politics, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton University, 1984
- Representative, United States House of Representatives, District 3, 2007-present
- Candidate, United States House of Representatives, District 3, 2018
- Energy and Commerce, Member
- Oversight and Reform, Member
- Subcommittee on Energy (Energy and Commerce), Member
- Subcommittee on Government Operations, Member
- Subcommittee on Health (Energy and Commerce), Member
- Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations (Energy and Commerce), Member
- Former Member, National Security Subcommittee, United States House of Representatives
- Former Member, Subcommittee on Energy, United States House of Representatives
- Attorney, Health Care Practices, Venable Limited Liability Partnership, 1989-2007
- Chair/Attorney, Health Care Practices, Venable Limited Liability Partnership, 1989-2007
- President, Public Justice Center, 1990-2006
- Liaison, Baltimore City Public Schools, Maryland State Department of Education, 1998-2005
- President, Public Justice Center, 1994-1997
- Law Clerk, Judge J. Frederick Motz, United States District Court for the District of Maryland, 1988-1989
- Member, Bolton Street Synagogue, present
- Member, Greek Orthodox Cathedral of the Annunciation, present
- Former Co-Chair, Harvard Law School Democrats
- Former Board Member, Institute for Christian and Jewish Studies
- Former Chair, Institute for Christian and Jewish Studies
- Former President, Princeton University Democrats
John Sarbanes (Democrat) is the representative from Maryland's 3rd Congressional District in the U.S. House.
Sarbanes was first elected in 2006. Prior to his election to Congress, Sarbanes worked as an attorney and was chairman of the firm's health care practice.
Sarbanes wrote H.R. 1 for the 116th Congress, which was the first resolution introduced in the new session. Based on analysis of multiple outside rankings, Sarbanes is an average Democratic member of Congress, meaning he will vote with the Democratic Party on the majority of bills.
Sarbanes, the son of former Maryland senator Paul Sarbanes, was born in 1962 in Baltimore, MD. He earned his A.B. from Princeton University and his J.D. from Harvard Law School in 1984 and 1988, respectively.
Below is an abbreviated outline of Sarbanes' academic, professional, and political career:
- 2007-Present: U.S. Representative from Maryland's 3rd Congressional District
- 1988: Graduated from Harvard University with a J.D.
- 1984: Graduated from Princeton University with an A.B.