Daniel M. Vitagliano
Constitutional Law Fellow
Dan Vitagliano joined Becket as a Constitutional Law Fellow in 2022. His practice focuses on First Amendment litigation in federal trial and appellate courts. He is admitted to the New York Bar only and is supervised by members of the D.C. Bar.
Before joining Becket, Dan served as a law clerk to Judge S. Kyle Duncan of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit and Judge Mary Kay Vyskocil of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York. He also worked as a summer associate at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP in New York City and as an intern for Judges Joseph F. Bianco and Dennis Jacobs of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.
Dan graduated summa cum laude from St. John’s University School of Law, where he served as an associate managing editor of the St. John’s Law Review and the Journal of Catholic Legal Studies, a student fellow for the St. John’s Center for Law and Religion, and a research assistant to Professors Mark L. Movsesian and Marc O. DeGirolami. Before law school, Dan received a B.A., magna cum laude, in communication studies from the University of Rhode Island.
Dan is a TPIF Antonin Scalia Fellow, a Leonine Fellow, a James Wilson Fellow, and a member of AEI’s Leadership Network Millennial Cohort. He is also a member of the Federalist Society, the Federal Bar Council, and the Federal Bar Association.