CHRISTOPHER SEGA

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A. Christopher Sega  

Died Saturday, July 21, 2018 after a long battle with pancreatic cancer. He was 63 years old. Chris leaves behind his wife, Linda, of 34 years, and his sisters, Laura Sega Clark, and Carolyn Sega Lowengart.
Chris was born October 12, 1954 in Frankfurt, Germany to the late Edith Sega and Anthony E. Sega, a Foreign Service Officer. Before moving to the States at age 15, Chris lived in Rome, Italy, Salzburg and Vienna, Austria, and Manila, Philippines.
After graduating from Dartmouth College with a degree in Economics, Chris began his banking career working at Madison and Riggs Banks. After earning his MBA in International Banking from George Washington University, Chris joined Mellon Bank serving in Singapore, Hong Kong, and Pittsburgh.
In 1989 Chris entered Catholic University Columbus School of Law. He graduated Valedictorian in 1991 with a J.D. in Comparative and International Law. He was a Vernon S. Miller and Francis X Gallagher Scholar.
After graduating Chris joined the law firm of Covington and Burling. In May 2000, he joined Venable's Tax and Wealth Planning Group. In addition to serving his Venable clients to whom he was devoted, Chris taught International Taxation at the Columbus School of Law. At the time of his death, Chris was an Adjunct Professor at Georgetown University Law School. He was passionate about his students in the Graduate Tax Program.
Chris loved to travel internationally, most recently to the Galapagos Islands. He enjoyed cycling through the streets of DC before starting his day at the office and along the rural roads of Charles County MD. Chris participated in many Reston VA triathlons. He was especially proud of crossing the finish line in ten Marine Corp Marathons.
A memorial service is planned for noon, Monday, September 24, at the Arena Stage, 1101 6th St., SW, Washington, DC 20024. Donation may be made to the Hospice of Charles County or the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network (PanCan).

Published in The Washington Post on Aug. 5, 2018
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