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Sean Karunaratne is an Associate in the Chicago office of Buckley Sandler LLP, where he represents financial services industry clients in a wide range of enforcement and litigation matters.

Prior to joining Buckley Sandler Mr. Karunaratne served as a law clerk to the Honorable Albert Diaz in the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit and held a fellowship with Lambda Legal.

Mr. Karunaratne received his J.D. from the University of Michigan (magna cum laude, Order of the Coif) in 2013, where he served as an Executive Editor of the Michigan Law Review. He received his B.A. from Washington University in St. Louis (magna cum laude) in 2008.


  • J.D., University of Michigan, 2013 (magna cum laude, Order of the Coif)
  • B.A., Washington University in St. Louis, 2008 (magna cum laude)


  • Illinois
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit

Government Service

    • Law Clerk, Hon. Albert Diaz, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit

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