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Patrick Mulvaney


Patrick Mulvaney is SCHR’s managing attorney for capital litigation. He focuses primarily on appellate and post-conviction cases in Georgia and Alabama. Along with other SCHR attorneys, he represented the petitioners in Foster v. Chatman (2016) and McWilliams v. Dunn (2017), both of which were capital cases reversed by the U.S. Supreme Court.

Beyond his capital work, Patrick has been instrumental in establishing SCHR’s practice of challenging extreme prison sentences for drug offenses. Since 2015, SCHR has won resentencing and release for more than twenty clients in such cases.

Patrick has published numerous articles and essays on criminal justice and the death penalty, including in the Stanford Law Review and the Yale Law Journal Forum. He also frequently presents at conferences and trainings.