William E. Antonides III, Esq.

William E. Antonides III, Esq.

  • Associate


William E. Antonides III is an associate at DeCotiis, FitzPatrick, Cole & Giblin, LLP. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Antonides served as judicial law clerk to the Honorable Lisa P. Thornton, A.J.S.C. in the New Jersey Superior Court, Monmouth Vicinage. As a judicial law clerk, Mr. Antonides' duties included drafting opinions every motion cycle on a variety of complex civil, criminal, and municipal litigation, and performing various legal research assignments. He gained particular experience in Open Public Records Act, Law Against Discrimination, Criminal Consolidation, and Condemnation proceedings.

Mr. Antonides received his B.A. in Economics with a minor in History from Boston College in 2018. Upon graduating, he attended Rutgers Law School where he received his J.D., magna cum laude, in 2021. While attending law school, he served as: judicial intern to the Honorable Stephen L. Petrillo, J.S.C.; law clerk for the National Football League Management Council and intern for the United States' Attorneys' Offices Cyber-Crime Prevention and Enforcement Unit. Additionally, he served as a clinical law student at the Rutgers Intellectual Property Clinic, where he assisted numerous clients in obtaining federal trademarks for their companies and brands.


  • Rutgers Law School, Newark, New Jersey
    • J.D.- 2021
    • Honors: magna cum laude; Order of the Coif
  • Boston College, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts
    • B.A. - 2018
    • Major: Economics; Minor: History

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey, 2021
  • U.S. District Court District of New Jersey, 2022

Practice Areas

  • Litigation

Professional Associations

  • New Jersey Bar Association