Edward White is Senior Counsel with the ACLJ and has been practicing law for more than thirty years. He is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame Law School, where he was a Thomas J. White Center for Law & Government Scholar and managing and student articles editor of the Notre Dame Journal of Law, Ethics & Public Policy.
He began his legal career by having the privilege to serve as a law clerk for three judges, gaining experience on a number of state and federal legal matters. White clerked for the Honorable G. Kendall Sharp of the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida, the Honorable Bobby W. Gunther of the Florida District Court of Appeal for the Fourth District, and the Honorable Daniel A. Manion of the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.
After his judicial clerkships, White worked as an associate in a products liability law firm. He then served for five years as an Assistant United States Attorney, handling federal civil and criminal cases at the trial and appellate court levels.
Since 2000, White has been specializing in civil rights litigation, representing clients across the country primarily in the areas of free speech, religious freedom, sanctity of human life, and traditional family values.