Billy graduated from Cornell in 2016 with majors in Government and Economics. He was President of the Cornell Democrats from 2015 through 2016 and was VP of Public Relations for KAPi from 2014 through 2016. After graduating, he worked as a Trial Preparation Assistant at the New York County District Attorney's Office. In 2018, he began law school at New York University School of Law. After his 1L year, he was a legal intern in the Criminal Division of the United States Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of New York. He is also a Staff Editor for NYU Moot Court Board.