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Shomar Seachwell’s practice focuses on litigation in the areas of employee benefits appeals and disability discrimination. His practice also includes representing District of Columbia employees before the DC Office of Employee Appeals.

Mr. Searchwell earned his J.D., with a Health Law Concentration from The George Washington University Law School. While in law school, he was a member and mentor in the Black Law Students Association and participated in the Van Vleck Constitutional Law Moot Court Competition. He is a member of the bar of the District of Columbia

Before joining the firm, Mr. Searchwell interned for Magistrate Judge Gina L. Simms in the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland. Mr. Searchwell was a Student-Attorney with the Jacob Burns Community Legal Clinic, working in the Health Rights Law Clinic. During law school, he worked as a legal intern in the Departmental Appeals Board, Civil Remedies Division and as a Research Assistant in the Milken Institute School of Public Health, Department of Health Policy and Management.

Mr. Searchwell earned a Bachelor of Arts in History/Political Science from Rutgers University with a minor in Public Policy. He is admitted to practice in the District of Columbia and the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia. He is a member of the National Bar Association and American Bar Association.

Education

  • J.D. – The George Washington University Law School, Washington, D.C., 2020
  • B.A.—Rutgers University

Admissions

  • District of Columbia
  • United States District Court for the District of Columbia