Alec Sandler

Sidley Austin Appellate Advocacy Fellow in Honor of Mark Herzog ‡
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J.D., The University of Chicago Law School

University of Chicago Business Law Review, Online Editor

B.S., University of Maryland, College Park

Alec Sandler is the Sidley Austin Appellate Advocacy Fellow in Honor of Mark Herzog with Legal Aid’s Barbara McDowell Appellate Advocacy Project. Alec focuses on advancing systemic change by representing Legal Aid clients in matters before the D.C. Court of Appeals and other appellate bodies and by presenting the views of Legal Aid as a friend of the court.

Alec earned his J.D. with Honors from The University of Chicago Law School. While in law school, Alec represented indigent clients believed to be wrongfully convicted through his work in the Exoneration Project Clinic. He received the Edwin F. Mandel Award for his outstanding clinical contributions. Alec’s other activities include serving as President of the Hinton Moot Court Board, Online Editor for the University of Chicago Business Law Review, and member of the Civil Rights Practicum. In addition, Alec interned for the Hon. Theodore D. Chuang on the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland and worked as a summer law clerk at the Office of the Maryland Attorney General.

Prior to law school, Alec received his B.S. from the University of Maryland, College Park.

Not admitted to practice law in any jurisdiction. Practicing law in the District of Columbia pursuant to D.C. Court of Appeals Rule 49(c)(9)(​B) under the supervision of Legal Aid attorneys admitted to the D.C. Bar and in good standing.

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