International Court of Justice

Philip D. Snodgrass

Philip D. Snodgrass

Philip D. Snodgrass, who was an assistant general counsel at the National Federation of Federal Employees and a 2005 graduate of Dulaney High School, was killed Monday in downtown Washington when he was hit by a speeding motorist.

He was 27 and lived in Washington.

Mr. Snodgrass was walking to classes at Georgetown University Law Center when an SUV traveling at high speed struck him, according to court documents. He was taken to Washington Hospital Center, where he died a half-hour later.

The driver, James Brooks Chandler, 33, of Silver Spring was arrested by the Metropolitan Police Department and charged with second-degree murder.

"Phil was very smart and...