Andrew Wright, the newest addition to the Savannah Law School faculty, was recently mentioned in the March issue of Washington Lawyer. The outgoing Associate Counsel to the President at the White House, will join the SLS faculty beginning in the 2013-2014 academic year.
Wright spent six years in private practice as a litigator at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP in Washington, D.C. and Jackson Kelly PLLC in Morgantown, West Virginia. While in Morgantown, he taught courses in presidential powers and federal criminal law at West Virginia University College of Law.
As Associate Professor at SLS, Wright will teach required courses in criminal law and criminal procedure, as well as upper-level courses focused on his research interests in separation of powers, criminal theory, and national security law. He earned a J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law and a Bachelor’s from Washington and Lee University.