John Hardin “Jack” Young is an Adjunct Professor of International & Comparative Election Law at William & Mary School Law and Senior Counsel at SandlerReiff in Washington, D.C. He is a former Chair of the American Bar Association’s Standing Committee on Election Law, editor and contributor to INTERNATIONAL ELECTION PRINCIPLES: DEMOCRACY AND THE RULE OF LAW (ABA Press 2008), AMERICA VOTES! (4TH ED. with Bejamin E, Griffiyh) and an author of Alternative Dispute Resolution Mechanisms (with David Kovick) in GUIDELINES FOR UNDERSTANDING, ADJUDICATING, AND RESOLVING DISPUTES IN ELECTIONS (IFES 2011). He is also the editor of INTERNATIONAL ELECTION REMEDIES. (ABA 2016) He is a former member of the American Bar Association Board of Governors, and former Chair of the ABA Section of Administrative Law & Regulatory Practice and the Senior Lawyers Division. He is a Life Fellow of the American Bar Foundation and a Life Member of the American Law Institute.
He received his law degrees from University of Virginia (J.D) and Oxford University (B.C.L.).