Deputy General Counsel & Director of External Relations
Karin M. Sweigart is Deputy General Counsel & Director of External Relations of the Fairness Center where she helps manage litigation and legal strategy in advance of the Center’s mission.
Prior to joining the Fairness Center, Karin served as Legislative Counsel for the Committee on House Administration in the United States Congress, and as Counsel for Congressman Dan Lungren and Congressman Donald Manzullo. Karin graduated cum laude from both the University of St. Thomas School of Law and Fordham University, and has had law review articles published in both the University of St. Thomas Law Journal, and the St. Thomas Journal of Law and Public Policy. She is a Blackstone Fellow and also served as a Jesse M. Unruh Fellow in the California legislature. Karin is a member of the Pennsylvania and California state bars.
Karin has served on three mission trips to India. During her most recent trip she led a team of women working with the Dalit Freedom Network to provide educational and vocational training for the Dalit people of India helping in their quest for freedom, justice, and human dignity.
Karin currently serves as Chairman of the Board of Directors for the Delaware County Pregnancy Center. She resides with her husband and two children in Delaware County.