Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
Nominated by Barack Obama on June 4, 2013, to a seat vacated by John Glover Roberts, Jr. Confirmed by the Senate on December 10, 2013, and received commission on December 10, 2013.
University of Illinois, B.A., 1985
Harvard Law School, J.D., 1988
Private practice, Washington, D.C., 1988-1990, 2007-2013
Law clerk, Hon. Thomas Tang, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, 1990-1992
Attorney, Civil Division, Appellate Section, U.S. Department of Justice, 1992-1996
Assistant to the solicitor general, U.S. Department of Justice, 1996-2007