Patrick J. Schwedler

Legal Writing Instructor

B.A., Clemson University
J.D., University of Georgia


Legal Writing
Writing for Judicial Clerkships

Biographical Information: 

Patrick J. Schwedler joined Georgia Law as a legal writing instructor in 2016. He teaches courses on legal writing and writing for judicial clerkships.

Schwedler previously worked as an associate attorney at the Atlanta office of Troutman Sanders, where he focused on employment law and business litigation. His practice encompassed litigation in state and federal courts at both the trial and appellate level. Prior to joining Troutman Sanders, he served as a judicial clerk for Judge Joel F. Dubina of the U.S Court of Appeals of the Eleventh Circuit and Chief Judge Lisa Godbey Wood of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Georgia.

Schwedler earned his bachelor’s degree magna cum laude from Clemson University where he was member of Phi Beta Kappa. He earned his law degree summa cum laude from UGA. During law school, he served on the executive board of the Georgia Law Review and was inducted into the Blue Key National Honor Society and the Order of the Coif.