Claes
Lewenhaupt ’89

Board of Directors

Biography

Claes H. Lewenhaupt descendant of S.C. Hastings, is a lifetime member of the Board. He is a graduate of Hastings, a member of the California Bar and a colonel in the U.S. Army Judge Advocate General’s (JAG) Corps. COL Lewenhaupt is currently serving as the senior legal counsel for the Army Sustainment Command in Germany with over 125 lawyers and paralegals. His initial assignment in Germany was as a prosecutor (1990 – 94), before reassignment to Fitzsimons Army Medical Center in Colorado (94-97) where he handled criminal, contract and civilian litigation. COL Lewenhaupt earned a J.D. from Hastings in 1989. He obtained an LL.M. in military law at the Army JAG School in Charlottesville, VA, and then served in Hawaii as the senior defense counsel for the Pacific region (98 – 00). He also served at the Army (Civil) Litigation Division (00 – 03) before transferring to the D.C. U.S. Attorney Office, Civil Division, as a Special Assistant U.S. Attorney (03 – 04). Claes attended the Army Command and General Staff College at Fort Leavenworth, KS in 04/05, before serving as the senior legal counsel in National Training Center in Fort Irwin CA (05 -07) and the as legal advisor to the U.S. Central Command in Tampa, FL (07 – 09).