Mr. Cecil is a founder and managing partner of the law firm McGowan, Cecil & Smathers, LLC, which represents plaintiffs in personal injury law. He was recognized as a “Top Lawyer” in Baltimore Magazine, April 2003. Mr. Cecil serves as the chair for the Anne Arundel County Bar Association’s Torts Section. He is a former Assistant State’s Attorney for the Anne Arundel County State’s Attorney Office. Mr. Cecil serves as president of the Cecil Historical District, Inc., a non-profit organization in St. Mary’s County. Mr. Cecil graduated from Mount St. Mary’s University with a Bachelor of Science in Business and Finance and received his Juris Doctorate from the University of Baltimore School of Law.