David Zionts

David M. Zionts


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Covington & Burling LLP
One CityCenter
850 Tenth Street, NW
Washington, DC 20001-4956
Tel: +1 202 662 5987
Fax: +1 202 778 5987



  • Harvard Law School, J.D., 2008
    • magna cum laude
    • Fay Diploma
    • Sears Prize
    • Harvard Law Review, Articles Chair
  • Columbia University, B.A., 2005
    • summa cum laude
    • Phi Beta Kappa

Judicial Clerkship

  • Hon. Stephen G. Breyer, U.S. Supreme Court, 2010-2011
  • Hon. Merrick B. Garland, U.S. Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit, 2008-2009

Bar Admissions

  • District of Columbia

David Zionts is an associate in the Washington, DC office.  His practice focuses on litigation, in particular appellate litigation, and international matters.  Before joining the firm, he was a law clerk to Justice Stephen G. Breyer of the U.S. Supreme Court, and to Judge Merrick B. Garland of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit.

Previous Experience

  • U.S. Department of State, Special Advisor to the Legal Adviser (2011-2012)

Publications and Speeches

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