Derringer is a Strategic Research Associate at Becket. His research work has supported many of Becket’s major cases since he joined in 2015, including Zubik v. Burwell, Slockish v. U.S. Federal Highway Administration, Harvest Family Church v. FEMA and Fulton v. Philadelphia.
Before coming to Becket, Derringer studied journalism with an emphasis on the classical liberal arts at Patrick Henry College, graduating cum laude in 2015. During that time, he interned with WORLD Magazine and freelanced for The Weatherford Democrat, publishing several articles and film reviews. He graduated from the University of Dallas with a Master of American Studies in 2020.
A devotee of the more rural ways of life, Derringer likes to spend his free time writing, reading, watching movies, and expanding his personal collection of eclectic knowledge. He lives in Texas with his wife and daughter.