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Klamp & Associates - Lawyers in Washington, DC that provide expert services in nonprofit law to nonprofit organizations, corporations, 
L3Cs, taxexempt organizations, and private foundations.
Carolyn Klamp
Lauren Rogal is an attorney with experience in international development, compliance, and community finance. She has helped non-profits to incorporate, issue securities, make grants and loans, draft contracts, and respond to legal challenges. She has also worked for the U.N. Development Programme, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, and the U.S. Air Force. Lauren has a J.D. from the University of Michigan Law School, an M.A. from the Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies at Johns Hopkins University, and a B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania. She is licensed to practice law in New York.

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Lauren Rogal
Klamp & Associates P.C.- 2000 P Street, NW - Washington, DC - 20036 - Tel: 202.223.4600, 202.223.4602 - Fax: 202-223-4601
Klamp & Associates - Lawyers in Washington, DC that provide expert services in nonprofit law to nonprofit organizations, corporations, 
L3Cs, taxexempt organizations, and private foundations.
Sean Sullivan
Sean Sullivan began his legal career as an associate at K&A and now serves as Of-Counsel to firm. Prior to re-joining K&A, he was an associate at the New York law firm of Brody and Browne, LLP and a staff attorney with the Fair Housing Justice Center. Sean has a J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center and experience in international development, employment law, and U.S. anti-terrorism law compliance. He has presented on NGO compliance with U.S. anti-terrorism laws and written on employer liability for the discriminatory actions of employees. Sean is a member of the New York Bar and admitted in the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York and the Second Circuit.

Carolyn A. Klamp is the founding partner of Klamp & Associates and has represented nonprofit organizations since 1991.  She is a member of the Exempt Organization subcommittee of the Taxation Section and the Employment Rights and Responsibilities Section of the American Bar Association and has written about Delaware law as it applies to nonprofit organizations. Carolyn has also written and spoken about the legal duty of care of international NGOs for RedR UK at its Senior Level Security Seminar (2007),  InsideNGOís Legal Advisory Council (2006 and 2007), InterActionís Security Working Group (2013), the International NGO Safety and Security Network (2013), and the American Universityís Washington College of Law (2012 and 2013).  She has presented on numerous panels about a variety of issues, such as funding AIDS projects worldwide, anti-terrorist financing, risk management, and employment issues faced by nonprofits.


Carolyn graduated from Harvard Law School in 1986 and went on to help found the law firm of Dorn & Klamp before founding Klamp & Associates in 2007. She is a member of the bar in Maryland and the District of Columbia.

Eleni Spentzouris has worked for Klamp & Associates intermittently since 2010. Eleni is currently a student at Sarah Lawrence College and a visiting student at the University of Oxford. She is studying linguistics, psychology, and literature, and hopes to pursue a career in public interest law.
Eleni Spentzouris
Randel Bareham is an NGO risk management consultant and trainer with over 14 years of experience in the humanitarian sector. He works with a range of organizations, from emergency and humanitarian relief, to development and human rights. His focuses on demystifying security management for practical implementation and maintenance at all levels within an organization, from local partners and field teams to management and HQ. His services include development of security systems and policies, security training at both personal and management level, and contingency and local security planning. By facilitating active staff involvement in the process at all levels, he helps organizations develop not only their duty of care but also a culture of security and a sense of organizational ownership in their security management processes. His experience includes Northern Nigeria, South Sudan, East Africa, Afghanistan and South East Asia. Randel has been consulting for K & A and its clients since its founding in 2007. He received BASc in Engineering and a B.A. in Psychology from University of Waterloo, Canada.
Randel Bareham
Risk Management Consultant
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S. Elizabeth Birnbaum
S. Elizabeth "Liz" Birnbaum has more than 30 years of experience in law and policy, having worked at national environmental nonprofits, with committee leadership staff on Capitol Hill and in the Solicitor's office at the Department of the Interior. She served as general counsel at American Rivers, a national environmental organization. She holds an A.B. from Brown University and a J.D. from Harvard Law School. Liz is a member of the Colorado and District of Columbia bars. She clerked for the Supreme Court of Colorado and has been admitted to practice before several federal courts, including the U.S. Supreme Court.
Lauren O'Neil
Office Manager and Paralegal

Lauren O'Neil joined Klamp & Associates in May 2016. She holds a B.A. in International Relations and Middle East and North Africa Studies. Lauren is the current CFO of Urban Refuge, a nonprofit developing an aid app for Syrians in Amman, Jordan. Prior to joining Klamp & Associates, Lauren lived abroad in Morocco and Israel, taught ESL, and completed a year of AmeriCorps service.
Victoria Frappaolo
Law Clerk

Victoria Frappaolo holds a B.A. in International Relations from American University. She is currently pursuing her Law Degree and Master's in International Relations from American University's Washington College of Law. In the past, Victoria worked as an immigration paralegal and legal writing fellow.