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Bryan Sells

The Law Office of Bryan L. Sells

Bryan L. Sells is an Atlanta-based civil rights lawyer specializing in voting rights, election law, and redistricting. He is also an adjunct professor of law at Georgia State University College of Law, where he teaches the Law of Democracy. Notable recent cases include Wright v. Sumter County, a successful challenge under Section 2 of the Voting Rights Act to the method of electing that Georgia county’s board of education. Before launching his own practice in 2016, Bryan served as Special Litigation Counsel in the Voting Section of the Civil Rights Division of the United States Department of Justice from 2010 to 2015. As part of the Voting Section’s management team, Bryan led dozens of investigations into potential violations of federal voting statutes. Before joining the Department of Justice, Bryan was a staff attorney in the National Voting Rights Project of the American Civil Liberties Union, then based in Atlanta, for 10 years. At the ACLU, Bryan represented a diverse array of clients in voting-rights and ballot-access matters. Bryan began his legal career as a law clerk to the Honorable Myron H. Thompson of the United States District Court in Montgomery, Alabama. Bryan graduated magna cum laude from Harvard College and earned his law degree from Columbia Law School, where he served as  a research assistant for the late Professor Jack Greenberg.

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