Brett M. Kavanaugh

Judge, U. S. Court of Appeals for District of Columbia Circuit

Nominated by George W. Bush on February 25, 2006; Confirmed by the Senate on May 26, 2006, and received commission on May 30, 2006.

Yale College, B.A., 1987
Yale Law School, J.D., 1990

Professional Career:

Law clerk, Hon. Walter K. Stapleton, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, 1990-1991
Law clerk, Hon. Alex Kozinski, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, 1991-1992
Attorney, Office of the Solicitor General, U.S. Department of Justice, 1992-1993
Law clerk, Associate Justice Anthony M. Kennedy, Supreme Court of the United States, 1993-1994
Counsel, 1994-1997, Associate counsel, 1998, Office of Independent Counsel Kenneth W. Starr
Private practice, 1997-1998, 1999-2001
Associate counsel to the President, Washington, D.C., 2001-2003
Senior associate counsel to the President, Washington, D.C., 2003
Assistant to the President and staff secretary, Washington, D.C., 2003-2006

Judges of the D.C. Circuit Courts