Professor Sechler has nearly thirty years’ experience in high-stakes litigation, having been a long-time partner in the law firm of Williams & Connolly LLP and spending five years as a partner in the litigation boutique of Robbins, Russell, Englert, Orseck & Untereiner LLP. Professor Sechler also served as a Distinguished Visitor from Practice at Penn State Law School, where he taught courses in Evidence, Professional Responsibility, and Advocacy. Professor Sechler is Senior Counsel with Alliance Defending Freedom, where he litigates cases in its Center for Academic Freedom. Professor Sechler has substantial first-chair trial and appellate experience in courts throughout the country and has handled a variety of complex litigation matters. In addition to the Georgetown University Law Center and Penn State Law School, Professor Sechler has taught Professional Responsibility at the Antonin Scalia School of Law at George Mason University. He received his Juris Doctor degree in 1989 from the Georgetown University Law Center, where he served as Editor-in-Chief of The Georgetown Law Journal. Following graduation, he clerked for the Honorable Francis D. Murnaghan, Jr., of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit.