William N. Sinclair
University of Virginia School of Law, Charlottesville, VA
Juris Doctor, 2002
• Environmental Law Journal, Editor-in-Chief
• Omicron Delta Kappa
• North Grounds Softball League, Head Commissioner
U Diversity of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA
Bachelor of Arts (History), magna cum laude, 1999
• Phi Beta Kappa
• High Distinction in History Honors Thesis
• Men’s Varsity Volleyball Team, Captain
• Mountain Pacific Sports Federation, All-Academic Team
University of Maryland School of Law
Adjunct Professor, Fall 2008 – Present, Baltimore, MD
Beveridge & Diamond, P.C.
Associate, June 2006 – Present, Baltimore, MD
Practice focuses primarily on complex civil litigation, white-collar
criminal defense, and land use counseling; practice experience includes
first-chairing trials, arguing motions and at hearings in federal and state
court and before administrative agencies, taking and defending
depositions, conducting witness interviews, and drafting dispositive
motions and pleadings.
Alston & Bird LLP
Associate, September 2004 – May 2006, Atlanta, GA
Practice focused on complex civil litigation, white-collar criminal
defense, government compliance, and internal investigations in the areas
of health care and antitrust; practice experience included drafting
pleadings and memoranda, arguing motions in state court, conducting
witness interviews, and managing document productions.
Honorable C. Christopher Hagy
United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia
Law Clerk, March 2003 -August 2004, Atlanta, GA
Drafted civil and criminal opinions; assisted with processing court
filings; managed judge’s civil docket; attended court proceedings.
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
Associate, October 2002 – February 2003, San Diego, CA
Practice focused on commercial litigation.
BAR ADMISSIONS California, Georgia, Maryland and Washington D.C.
C-6LIST OF PHOTOGRAPHS OF DAVID ISBELL
TO ACCOMPANY HIS ORAL HISTORY FOR
THE HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF THE
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA CIRCUIT
Photo 1: In baby carriage at age of 5 months. (1929).
Photo 2: In cooking class in 4th grade at Lincoln School in
New York City. Age 8. (1937). The photo is from
an article in the New York Times several years
later, on the subject of progressive education, as
exemplified by Lincoln School.
Photo 3: Photo from the Greenwich High School
Newspaper, accompanying an article about the
two students from the school who had won PepsiCola
scholarships providing free tuition for four
years of college. That school was the only one in
the country whose students had won both of the
scholarships in their state. (June, 1945). I’m the
one on the left in this photo.
Photo 4: Formal photograph taken, I believe, upon
graduation from Yale College. (1949).
Photo 5: Photo from a newspaper article showing the five
honor graduates in my class at the Army Artillery
Officer Candidate School in Fort Sill, Oklahoma.
(May 1952). I’m the one in the middle.
Photo 6: Formal photograph taken, I think, when I first
joined Covington & Burling. (February 1957).
Photo 7: Photo with Florence (and kitten and cigar), taken
either shortly before or after our marriage. (July
Photo 8: Photo with sons Pascal and Nicholas. (Probably
around 1980). Pascal, the elder, is on the right.
Photo 9: Formal photo with Florence, taken at a Firm
outing at the Homestead. (Probably around 2000).
Photo 10: Photo with daughter Virginia. (Probably around