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Olivia Sedwick, Murnaghan Appellate Advocacy Fellow

Olivia Sedwick

Olivia N. Sedwick, Esq. is the 2020-2021 Francis D. Murnaghan, Jr. Appellate Advocacy Fellow at the Public Justice Center in Baltimore, Maryland. There she handles appellate matters in the Maryland appellate courts and in the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit in the following issue areas: housing, public health, employment, education, prisoner’s rights, and other civil rights issues.

Prior to becoming the 2020-2021 Murnaghan Fellow, Olivia was a judicial clerk to the Honorable Carl E. Stewart, Sr. on the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit in New Orleans, Louisiana. Before her federal appellate clerkship, Olivia was an Antitrust & Competition associate in the D.C. Office of Sheppard, Mullin, Richter, & Hampton, LLP.

Olivia holds a B.A. in Political Science with a double minor in economics and history from Winston-Salem State University and a J.D. from the Howard University School of Law. She is a member of the District of Columbia Bar and is licensed to practice in the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth and Fifth Circuits, respectively.

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