James McDonald

Associate, Williams and Connolly

James McDonald is an Associate at Williams and Connolly LLP.

Mr. McDonald also serves as a visiting professor at the University of Tulsa School of Law, where he has taught classes in constitutional law, foreign relations law, the federal court system, and the Supreme Court.

During the 2009 Supreme Court term, Mr. McDonald served as a law clerk for Chief Justice John G. Roberts, Jr., Supreme Court of the United States. Prior to that, Mr. McDonald served as Deputy Associate Counsel, Office of the White House Counsel, and in 2007-2008, he served as a law clerk for Judge Jeffrey S. Sutton, United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.

Mr. McDonald earned his A.B., Cum Laude, in economics, from Harvard University in 2004 and his J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law in 2007. While at the University of Virginia School of Law, he was the Articles Development Editor for the Virginia Law Review.

  • University of Virginia School of Law, J.D., 2007; Order of the Coif; Articles Development Editor, Virginia Law Review
  • Harvard University, A.B., cum laude, 2004

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Publications and Multimedia
Tarrant Regional Water District v. Herrmann- Post-Decision SCOTUScast
SCOTUScast 7-5-13 featuring James McDonald
July 05, 2013