William Consovoy

Partner, Wiley Rein LLP
William Consovoy

Mr. Consovoy assists clients with the resolution of complex legal issues before the Supreme Court, federal appellate and trial courts, state courts, and federal agencies. He has represented clients on a range of issues, including the First Amendment, the Commerce Clause, the Communications Act, the Voting Rights Act, and the Federal Arbitration Act. Mr. Consovoy also is the co-director of the George Mason University School of Law Supreme Court Clinic. He is a former law clerk to Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas and Chief Judge Edith Jones of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.

  • J.D., magna cum laude, George Mason University School of Law; Moot Court Board, Associate Justice and Disciplinary Chair
  • B.A., Monmouth University


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Publications and Multimedia
The Inmate Beard Case
Short video with William Consovoy discussing Holt v. Hobbs
September 26, 2014
Supreme Court Preview: What Is in Store for October Term 2014? - Event Audio/Video
Co-Sponsored by the Faculty Division and the Practice Groups
September 24, 2014