Maggie Sedgewick is an Attorney-Adviser in the U.S. Department of State’s Office of the Legal Adviser, where she has served since 2019. She currently works in the Office of Diplomatic Law and Litigation, where she focuses on issues including the privileges and immunities of heads of state and other foreign officials, accredited diplomats, and the United Nations. Professor Sedgewick previously worked in the Office of Claims and Investment Disputes, where she represented the United States in litigation against Iran before the International Court of Justice and the Iran-U.S. Claims Tribunal, was a member of the United States’ investor-state disputes team, and advised on issues related to bilateral claims in North and South America. Prior to joining the State Department, she clerked on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit and the U.S. District Court for the District of Maine. Prior to law school, Professor Sedgewick worked at the State Department and served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Senegal. She received her J.D. from the University of California, Berkeley, School of Law, where she served as Managing Editor of the California Law Review, and her B.A. in Political and Social Thought from the University of Virginia.