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Stephanos Bibas, United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit

Nomination

  • June 19, 2017 – President Trump
  • Confirmed: November 2, 2017
  • Age: 50

Career

  • Professor of Law, University of Pennsylvania (2006 – Present)
  • Associate/Visiting Professor:
    • University of Chicago Law School (2005 – 2006)
    • University of Iowa College of Law (2001 – 2006)
    • Yale Law School, Research Fellow (2000 – 2001)
  • Assistant United States Attorney, Southern District New York (1998 – 2000)
  • Associate, Covington & Burling LLP (1995 – 1997)

Education

  • Yale Law School, J.D. (1994)
    • Symposium Editor, Yale Law Journal
    • Thurman Arnold Prize – Best Oralist
    • Stewart Prize – Best Moot Court Team
  • Oxford University, University College, M.A., B.A. (1991)
    • Gibbs Prize – Contracts, Torts, Land Law
    • Alan Urbach Memorial Prize – Jurisprudence
    • World Debate Championships
  • Columbia University, B.A. (1989)
    • Summa Cum Laude
    • Phi Betta Kappa

Writings

  • Plea Bargaining Outside the Shadow of Trial, 117 Harv. L. Rev. 2463
  • Padilla v. Kentucky (2010) – Supreme Court Brief

Clerkships

  • Judge Higginbotham, United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  • Justice Anthony Kennedy, United States Supreme Court

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David J. Porter, United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit

Nomination

  • Nominated: April 12, 2018
  • Confirmed: October 11, 2018
  • Age: 52 (approximate)

Career

  • Shareholder, Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC (1994 – present)
    • Co-Chair, Higher Education Industry team
  • Board of Trustees and Executive Committee, Grove City College
  • Elected member, American Law Institute

Education

  • Antonin Scalia Law School, George Mason University, J.D. (1992)
    • Notes Editor, George Mason University Law Review
  • Grove City College, B.A., with honors(1988)

Clerkships

  • Judge D. Brooks Smith, United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania(1992 – 1993) (approximate)

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Paul B. Matey, United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit

Nomination

  • Nominated: April 12, 2018
  • Renominated: January 23, 2019
  • Confirmed: March 12, 2019
  • Age: 47

Career

  • University Hospital, Newark, New Jersey
    • Senior Vice President and General Counsel (2015 – present)
    • Secretary (2016 – present)
  • New Jersey Governor Chris Christie (2010 – 2015)
    • Deputy Chief Counsel (2012 – 2015)
    • Senior Counsel and Chief Ethics Officer (2010 – 2012)
  • Assistant U.S. Attorney, U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of New Jersey (2005 – 2009)
    • Director’s Award for Superior Performance, United States Department of Justice
  • Litigation Associate, Kellogg, Huber, Hansen, Todd, Evans & Figel, P.L.L.C. (2003 – 2005)

Education

  • Seton Hall University School of Law, J.D. (2001)
    • summa cum laude
    • Seton Hall Law Review, Editor-in-Chief
    • Centennial and Presidential Scholarships, full tuition
  • University of Scranton, B.A. (1993)

Clerkships

  • Judge Robert E. Cowen, United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit(2002 – 2003)
  • Judge John C. Lifland, United States District Court for the District of New Jersey (2001 – 2002)

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Peter J. Phipps, United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit

Nomination

  • Nominated May 13, 2019
  • Confirmed: July 16, 2019
  • Age: 46

Career

  • Judge, United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania (2018 – Present)
  • United States Department of Justice, Civil Division (2004 – 2018)
    • Senior Trial Counsel, Federal Programs Branch (2011 – 2018)
    • Attorney General’s Distinguished Service Award
    • Adjunct Professor, Duquesne University School of Law (2014 – present)
  • Associate, Jones Day (2000 – 2004)

Education

  • Standford Law School, J.D. (1998)
    • Managing Editor, Stanford Law & Policy Review
  • University of Dayton, B.S. and B.A. (1995)
    • Summa cum laude

Clerkships

  • Judge R. Guy Cole, Jr., United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit (1998 – 2000)

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