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William S. Consovoy

William S. Consovoy

Consovoy McCarthy Park PLLC

Arlington, VA, USA

Mr. Consovoy is a founding partner of Consovoy McCarthy Park PLLC. He assists clients on a broad range of litigation and appellate issues primarily before the Supreme Court of the United States and federal appellate and district courts. Last Term, Consovoy McCarthy Park was merits counsel in five cases argued before the Supreme Court. Mr. Consovoy argued two of those cases: Spokeo, Inc. v. Robins and Evenwel v. Abbott. He currently represents Students for Fair Admissions in its lawsuits against Harvard University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Other representative matters include Shelby County, Alabama v. Holder and Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin.

Mr. Consovoy is a former law clerk to Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, Judge Edith H. Jones of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, and the 17th Judicial Circuit of Virginia. Mr. Consovoy is a member of the Edward Coke Appellate Inn of Court and was named by Law360 as a “rising star” in appellate law for 2013.

Mr. Consovoy earned his B.A. from Monmouth University, and his J.D. magna cum laude from the Antonin Scalia Law School.  Mr. Consovoy is a member of the Virginia and District of Columbia bars.


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