Sean Douglass joined Williams & Connolly as an associate in 2017.  Before joining the firm, Sean was Counsel in the Department of Justice’s Office of Legal Policy, where he represented DOJ at the National Security Council with respect to policy issues involving unmanned aircraft systems.  He also served as a Law Clerk to Judge Barbara Milano Keenan of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, and to Judge Leonie M. Brinkema of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia. 

Sean received his Juris Doctor from Georgetown University Law Center, where he was a student attorney in the Criminal Justice Clinic and Notes Editor for the American Criminal Law Review.

Education

Admissions

Government Service

Counsel, Office of Legal Policy, U.S. Department of Justice, 2015-2017

Law Clerk, Judge Barbara Milano Keenan, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, 2013-2015

Law Clerk, Judge Leonie M. Brinkema, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, 2012-2013

Extern, Judge John R. Fisher, District of Columbia Court of Appeals, 2010-2011

Fellow, Governor Timothy M. Kaine, Office of the Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia, 2009

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