Born: June 25, 1970

Rhinebeck, New York

Hon. Carl J. Nichols

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia
Nominated by Donald J. Trump on January 23, 2019, to a seat vacated by Richard W. Roberts. Confirmed by the Senate on May 22, 2019, and received commission on June 25, 2019.

Dartmouth College, A.B., 1992
University of Chicago Law School, J.D., 1996

Professional Career:
Law clerk, Hon. Laurence H. Silberman, U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, 1996-1997
Law clerk, Hon. Clarence Thomas, Supreme Court of the United States, 1997-1998
Private practice, Washington, D.C., 1998-2005, 2010-2019
U.S. Department of Justice, 2005-2009; deputy assistant attorney general, Civil Division, 2005-2008; principal deputy associate attorney general, 2008-2009

Other Nominations/Recess Appointments:
Nominated to U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, June 18, 2018; no Senate vote