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Amy C. Barrett, United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit

Nomination

  • Nominated: May 8, 2017
  • Confirmed: October 31, 2017
  • Age: 45

Career

  • Notre Dame Law School (2002 – Present)
    • Diane & M.O. Miller Research Chair in Law
    • Professor of Law
    • Associate Professor of Law
  • George Washington University Law School (2001 – 2002)
  • Associate, Baker Botts LLP (2000 – 2001)
  • Associate, Miller Cassidy, Larroca & Lewin (1999-2000)

Education

  • Notre Dame Law School, J.D. (1997)
    • Summa Cum Laude
    • Executive Editor, Notre Dame Law Review
    • Dean’s Award – Highest Acheivement in:
      • Administrative Law
      • Civil Procedure I and II
      • Constitutional Law
      • Contracts
      • Criminal Procedure
      • Evidence
      • First Amendment
      • Torts II
    • Hoynes Prize – Student with Best Record in Scholarship
    • Kiley Fellow – Full Tuition Scholarship
  • Rhodes College, B.A. (1994)
  • Magna Cum Laude
  • Phi Beta Kappa

Clerkships

  • Judge Laurence Silberman, United States Court of Appeals for D.C. Circuit
  • Justice Antonin Scalia, United States Supreme Court

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Michael B. Brennan, United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit

Nomination

  • August 3, 2017
  • Confirmed: May 10, 2018
  • Age: 53

Career

  • Partner, Gass Weber Mullins LLC (2008 – Present)
    • Best Lawyers of America
    • Milwaukee Business Journal, 40 Under 40
  • Judge, Milwaukee County Circuit Court (2000 – 2008)
  • Assistant District Attorney, Milwaukee County DA’s Office (1997 – 2000)
  • Associate, Foley & Lardner LLP (1991 – 1995)
  • Member, U.S. Department of Justice’s National Advisory Committee on Violence Against Women
  • Founder, Milwaukee Lawyer’s Chapter of the Federalist Society

Education

  • Northwestern University, J.D. (1989)
    • Coordinating Editor, Northwestern Law Review
    • Julius H. Miner Moot Court Champion
    • Dean’s List
  • University of Notre Dame, B.A. (1986)
    • Magna Cum Laude
    • Government & Philosophy

Clerkships

  • Judge Manion, United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
  • Chief Judge Warren, United States District Court, E.D. Wisconsin

Articles

  • The Wall Street Journal
  • Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
  • National Review
  • New Republic

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Michael Y. Scudder, Jr., United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit

Nomination

  • Nominated February 12, 2018
  • Confirmed: May 14, 2018
  • Age: 47 (approximate)

Career

  • Partner, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP (2009 – present)
  • Lecturer in Law, University of Chicago Law School (2013 – present)
  • Adjunct Professor of Trial Advocacy, Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law (2009 – present)
  • White House Counsel’s Office (2007 – 2009)
    • Senior associate counsel to the President
    • General counsel and legal advisor to the National Security Council
  • Assistant U.S. Attorney, Southern District of New York (2002 – 2006)
    • Counsel to the Deputy Attorney General
  • Associate, Jones Day (2000 – 2002)

Education

  • Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law, J.D. (1998)
    • Magna cum laude
    • Order of the Coif
    • Editor in Chief, Northwestern University Law Review
  • Saint Joseph’s College, B.B.A. (1993)
    • Valedictorian

Clerkships

  • Justice Anthony M. Kennedy, Supreme Court of the United States (1999 – 2000)
  • Judge Paul V. Niemeyer, United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit (1998 – 1999)

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Amy J. St. Eve, United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit

Nomination

  • Nominated February 12, 2018
  • Confirmed: May 14, 2018
  • Age: 53

Career

  • United States District Judge for the Northern District of Illinois (2002 – present)
  • Adjunct professor, Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law (2002 – present)
  • Senior Counsel, Abbott Laboratories (2001 – 2002)
  • Assistant U.S. Attorney, Northern District of Illinois (1996 – 2001)
  • Associate Independent Counsel, Whitewater Independent Counsel Investigation (1994 – 1996)
  • Associate, Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP (1990 – 1994)

Education

  • Cornell Law School, J.D. (1990)
    • Magna cum laude
    • Order of the Coif
    • Articles Editor, Cornell Law Review
  • Cornell University, B.A. (1987), with honors

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