Robert Capodilupo

Robert Capodilupo is a summer associate with Schaerr | Jaffe LLP. This fall, he will begin clerking for Judge Roy Altman of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida, followed by a clerkship with Judge Barbara Lagoa of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit.

Robert graduated from Yale Law School, where he was President of the Yale Federalist Society and Features & Book Reviews Editor of the Yale Law Journal. At Yale, he was also a member of the Free Exercise Clinic, through which he drafted several amicus briefs on religious-liberty issues. His scholarship has appeared in publications such as the Yale Law & Policy Review and the Harvard Journal of Law & Public Policy. Prior to law school, Robert earned an M.Phil. in Economic & Social History from Magdalene College, University of Cambridge, and an A.B. magna cum laude in Government from Harvard College. At Harvard, he was awarded the Charles Joseph Bonaparte Prize for the highest academic standing in the Department of Government and was twice named a John Harvard Scholar for ranking in the top 5% of his graduating class.


  • Yale Law School (J.D.)
  • University of Cambridge (M.Phil.)
  • Harvard College (A.B.)


  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit (beginning fall 2024)
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida (beginning fall 2023)

*Not admitted to the D.C. Bar. Practicing under the supervision of D.C. Bar members pursuant to Rule 49(c)(8).

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