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Overview

Dynamic litigator focused on reaching the right results for his clients.

Building off his extensive experience as a researcher and writer, Billy Clark dives deep into complex legal issues to help serve the firm’s clients. Prior to joining DRM, Billy served as a judicial law clerk for Judge Norman H. Stahl of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit. He previously served as a judicial law clerk for Judge Douglas P. Woodlock of the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts. During law school, Billy worked as a summer associate at a large Boston law firm and as a legal intern at a major publicly traded company in Vermont.

Billy focused his academic research on the Fourth Amendment’s application to new technologies. His Note was cited in a leading treatise on the Fourth Amendment, and an article he co-authored was recently cited in an amicus brief in a case before the U.S. Supreme Court. Before attending law school, Billy received his Master of Arts in English Literature from the University of Vermont, composing a comparative literature thesis on James Joyce and Dante.

Education

Boston College Law School, J.D., summa cum laude, 2016; Boston College Law Review, Executive Notes Editor

University of Vermont Graduate College, M.A. English Literature, 2012

University of Vermont, B.A. English and History, magna cum laude, 2010

Admissions & Clerkships

Massachusetts, 2016

Vermont, 2018

U.S. District Court for the District of Vermont, 2019

U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts, 2019

Judicial Law Clerk to the Honorable Norman H. Stahl, U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit, 2017-2018

Judicial Law Clerk to the Honorable Douglas P. Woodlock, U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts, 2016-2017

Publications & Presentations

Small Cells, Big Problems: The Increasing Precision of Cell Site Location Information and the Need for Fourth Amendment Protections, 106 J. CRIM. L. & Criminology 167 (2016) (with Robert Bloom)

Protecting the Privacies of Digital Life: Riley v California, the Fourth Amendment’s Particularity Requirement, and search Protocols for Cell Phone Search Warrants, 56 B.C. L. REV. 1981 (2015)

Courthouse Plaza
199 Main Street
Burlington, VT 05401
ph: 802-863-2375
dir: 802-846-8363
wclark@drm.com
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