Atticus DeProspo joined Williams & Connolly as an associate in 2021. Before joining the firm, Atticus clerked for Judge Steven J. Menashi of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit and for Chief Judge L. Scott Coogler of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Alabama.

Atticus received his B.S. in Industrial and Labor Relations with honors, highest distinction, from Cornell University. He was a four-year member of the Cornell Varsity Men’s Soccer Team, where he helped them win the Ivy League Championship in 2012. Atticus interned in Florida and Washington, D.C. for Senator Marco Rubio. He also served as an intern at the Supreme Court of the United States for Justice Sonia Sotomayor. Atticus was selected as a member of the inaugural class of the Schwarzman Scholars Program, where he received his M.S. in Global Affairs from Tsinghua University. Atticus was also selected as a Gates-Cambridge Scholar, where he graduated with an M.Phil. in Criminology from the University of Cambridge. He received his J.D. magna cum laude and Order of the Coif from the University of Alabama School of Law, where he served as an editor on the Alabama Law Review


  • Squaring a Circle: Advice and Consent, Faithful Execution, and the Vacancies Reform Act, 55 GA. L. REV. 731 (2021) (with Ronald Krotoszynski)
  • Against Congressional Case Snatching, 62 WM. & MARY L. REV. 791 (2021) (with Ronald Krotoszynski)
  • Interrogating Police Officers, 87 GEO. WASH. L. REV. 646 (2019) (with Stephen Rushin)




Other Government Service

  • Intern, Justice Sonia Sotomayor, Supreme Court of the United States
  • Intern, Senator Marco Rubio, United States Senate
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