The legacy of January 6

Washington, DC - January 6, 2021: Rioters clash with police trying to enter Capitol building through the front doors

The legacy of January 6

Timothy J. Heaphy, William Antholis (moderator)

Monday, March 20, 2023
3:00PM - 4:00PM (EDT)
Event Details

Timothy J. Heaphy is a former U.S. attorney who served as chief investigative counsel for the House Select Committee to Investigate the January 6th Attack on the United States Capitol. Heaphy discusses the investigation and the legacy of the January 6, 2021 attack on the U.S. Capitol with Miller Center Director and CEO, William Antholis.

Heaphy was recently featured in this New York Times profile.

Monday, March 20, 2023
3:00PM - 4:00PM (EDT)
The Miller Center
2201 Old Ivy Rd
Charlottesville, VA
Tim Heaphy headshot

Timothy J. Heaphy

Tim Heaphy is partner at Willkie Farr & Gallagher. He served as the lead investigator for the House Select Committee on the January 6th Attack on the United States Capitol. He was previously the University counsel at the University of Virginia, and before that role, a partner with Hunton Andrews Kurth. In 2017, he authored a report, commissioned by the city of Charlottesville, on the city's handling of the events surrounding the Unite the Right rally on Aug. 11–12, 2017. He served as the U.S. attorney for the Western District of Virginia from 2009–14. In 2016, Heaphy founded a nonprofit organization, the Fountain Fund, which provides low-interest loans to formerly incarcerated people. He was named to the National Law Journal's 40 important lawyers under 40 list in 2003. He holds a JD from the UVA School of Law and a BA from UVA.

Bill Antholis headshot

William Antholis (moderator)

William J. Antholis has served as director and CEO of UVA's Miller Center of Public Affairs since January 2015. In that time, the Miller Center has strengthened its position as the leading nonpartisan research institution on the American presidency and worked with scholars across the University of Virginia to deliver vital research to policymakers and the public. Before coming to the Miller Center, Antholis served as managing director at the Brookings Institution from 2004 to 2014, working directly with Brookings's president and vice presidents. Antholis is the author of Inside Out India and China: Local Politics Go Global (2013) and co-author (with Strobe Talbott) of Fast Forward: Ethics and Politics in the Age of Global Warming (2010). He has published articles, book chapters, and opinion pieces on U.S. politics, U.S. foreign policy, international organizations, the G8, climate change, and trade.