Lucy Litt is an associate in the Litigation Department.

Ms. Litt joined Debevoise in 2022. Prior to attending law school, Ms. Litt taught in a South Bronx detention center, conducted national corrections oversight research, and worked with adults who were being abused in custody as a Program Officer with Just Detention International. Ms. Litt received a J.D. from Harvard Law School in 2022, where she was a recipient of a Dean’s Scholar Prize in the Challenges of General Counsels course, a 2022 recipient of the Dean’s Award for Community Leadership, a member of the Harvard Civil Rights-Civil Liberties Law Review and received an Honorable Mention for the 2022 Harvard Law School Legal Profession Paper Prize. During law school, Ms. Litt served as a Teaching Fellow for two courses. She received an M.S. from Fordham University in 2016 and a B.A. from Mount Holyoke College magna cum laude in 2012.

Ms. Litt is the author of “Underage and Unprotected: Federal Grand Juries, Child Development, and the Systemic Failure to Protect Minors Subpoenaed as Witnesses,” University of Cincinnati Law Review (2023), “From Rhyming Bars to Behind Bars: The Problematic Use of Rap Lyrics in Criminal Proceedings,” UKMC Law Review (2023) and “RICO: Rethinking Interpretations of Criminal Organizations,” Berkeley Journal of Criminal Law (2021).


  • Harvard Law School, 2022, J.D.
  • Fordham University, 2016, M.S.
  • Mount Holyoke College, 2012, B.A.

Bar Admissions

  • District of Columbia