Claire Sundstrom earned her undergraduate degree in Advertising and Public Relations at the University of Central Florida. She then earned her Juris Doctorate from Florida State University College of Law, where she served as editor for the Environmental Law Journal and was awarded a Certificate of Distinguished Pro Bono Service. In 2020, she obtained her master’s degree in business administration from the University of Florida.
Upon graduating law school, Claire served as Assistant State Attorney and as Assistant Public Defender for Orange County, Florida, litigating criminal cases from intake through trial. Experienced in both prosecution and defense, Claire developed invaluable trial expertise from deeply different perspectives, and relies upon that experience to represent her clients in civil matters today. Her work with nonprofit organizations has been considerable, with a primary focus on protection of victims of domestic violence, stalking, and sexual violence.
Claire brings an international background to her practice of law. Raised in both France and the United States, she is fluent in French and has assisted French law enforcement in the investigation and prosecution of international human traffickers.
Claire is licensed to practice in multiple jurisdictions, including Florida, Maryland, Minnesota, Washington, D.C. and Washington State.