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Karl Dahlquist is the Chief Legal Officer at AtriCure

Karl Dahlquist

Chief Legal Officer

Karl Dahlquist, J.D., C.C.E.P., joined the company in August  2013. Mr. Dahlquist began his career as a lawyer specializing in medical device litigation and regulation at an international law firm. In 1999, he left private practice to join the legal department of Medtronic, Inc., where he was Senior Counsel to the Spinal & Biologics business. Mr. Dahlquist subsequently served in a variety of senior legal, compliance and quality management roles with St. Jude Medical, GE Healthcare and Johnson & Johnson. He attended the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, where he earned Bachelor of Science and Juris Doctor degrees. He is a licensed attorney, and a Certified Compliance & Ethics Professional.