Savannah McDonald is an Associate Attorney at Carr Maloney P.C. She focuses her practice on Professional Liability, General Liability, Labor and Employment, Construction Law.
Prior to joining the firm, Savannah served as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable Heidi M. Pasichow, Associate Judge for the District of Columbia Superior Court. She also coached for the American University Washington College of Law’s Trial Advocacy Program.
A graduate of the American University Washington College of Law, Savannah was a member of the Administrative Law Review as well as the Mock Trial Honor Society where she served as the President and Director of Recruitment. She was a recipient of various trial advocacy awards such as the Newman Prize for Trial Advocacy, Most Outstanding Advocate and Champion in the South Texas Mock Trial Challenge, and Best Direct Examination in The Judge Paul Joseph Kelly, Jr. Invitational Trial Competition. In 2019 Savannah was selected as the American University Washington College of Law’s Top Gun representative to compete at the Top Gun National Mock Trial Competition. Savannah also volunteered with the Homeless Persons Representation Project and served as the American University Washington College of Law’s American Bar Association Representative for 2019.
During law school Savannah interned at the Arlington County Circuit Court Chambers, the Maryland State’s Attorney’s Office, and served as a law clerk at a small local litigation firm handling both criminal and civil matters. Savannah also served as a Research Fellow for the American University Washington College of Law’s Trial Advocacy Program throughout law school.
Savannah graduated from Texas Christian University, with an undergraduate degree in Psychology and Political Science. In that time, she volunteered with George C. Clarke Elementary as a reading mentor.
Washington College of Law at American University
Texas Christian University
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