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Clifton L. Corker, United States District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee

Nomination

  • Nominated: November 13, 2018
  • Renominated: January 23, 2019
  • Confirmed: July 18, 2019
  • Age: 51

Career

  • United States Magistrate Judge, United States District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee(2015-Present)
  • Attorney, Law Office of Clifton Corker in Johnson City, Tennessee (1996-2015)
  • Associate, Terry, Terry & Stapleton (1995-1996)

Education

  • William & Mary Law School, J.D. (1993)
    • Order of the Barristers
  • James Madison University, B.B.A. (1990)

Clerkship

  • Then-Magistrate Judge Cynthia Kinser of the S. District Court for the Western District of Virginia(1994)

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William “Chip” Campbell, Middle District of Tennessee

Nomination

  • July 13, 2017 – President Trump
  • Confirmed January 9, 2018
  • Age: 48

Career

  • Member, Frost Brown Todd L.L.C. (2011 – Present)
    • Mid-South Super Lawyers, 2015
    • Mid-South Super Lawyer Rising Stars, 2013-2014
    • Leader, Competition Law Section
  • Member, Riley, Warnock, & Jacobsen (2003 – 2011)
  • Associate, Maynard, Cooper, & Gale, P.C. (2001 – 2003)
  • Officer, United States Marine Corps (1991 – 1998)
    • Electronic Countermeasures Officer (VMAQ-3)
    • Forward Air Controller, Camp LeJeune, NC

Education

  • University of Alabama School of Law, J.D. (2001)
    • Magna Cum Laude
    • Order of the Coif
    • Editor in Chief, Alabama Law Review
  • United States Naval Academy, B.S. (1991)
  • Political Science
  • Commission, United States Marine Corps

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Eli J. Richardson
, Middle District of Tennessee

Nomination

  • July 13, 2017 – President Trump
  • January 8, 2018 – Renominated
  • Confirmed: October 11, 2018
  • Age: 63

Career

  • Member, Bass Berry & Sims (2010 – Present)
    • American Health Lawyers Association
    • FCPA Investigations
    • Monitorships
  • Expert Monitor, OECD Anti-Corruption Task Force (2010)
  • Department of Justice, Resident Legal Advisor to Serbia (2005)
  • Assistant United States Attorney
    • Middle District of Tennessee (2004 – 2009)
    • District of New Jersey (2002 – 2004)
    • Criminal Chief
  • Special Agent, Federal Bureau of Investigation (2000 – 2004)

Education

  • Vanderbilt University Law School, J.D. (1992)
  • Duke University, B.S. (1989)

Awards

  • Director’s Award for Superior Performance as an AUSA (2009)
  • “Top 40 Under 40,” The Tennessean

Teaching

  • Adjunct Professor, Vanderbilt University Law School
  • Adjunct Professor, Belmont University College of Law

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Mark S. Norris
, Western District of Tennessee

Nomination

  • July 13, 2017 – President Trump
  • January 8, 2018 – Renominated
  • Confirmed: October 11, 2018
  • Age: 62

Career

  • Special Counsel, Adams & Reese LLP (2006 – Present)
    • Litigation Practice Group
    • Transportation Lawyers Association
  • Senator, Tennessee General Assembly, District 32
    • Majority Leader (2007 – Present)
    • Chair, Senate Rules Committee
    • Vice Chair, Senate Calendars Committee
    • Member, Senate Ethics Committee
    • Member, Senate Finance, Ways and Means
    • Member, Senate and Local Government

Education

  • University of Denver, J.D. (1980)
  • Colorado College, B.A. (1977)

Awards

  • Legislator of the Year
    • Tennessee Parent Teacher Association (2014)
    • Tennessee 911 Association (2014)
    • Tennessee NFIB Guardian of Small Business (2013)
    • Tennessee School Boards Association (2004)
  • Tennessee Life Science Industry Champion Award (2014)
  • Silver Good Citizenship Medal, Sons of American Revolution
  • American Planning Association Award (2001)

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Thomas L. Parker
, Western District of Tennessee

Nomination

  • July 13, 2017 – President Trump
  • Confirmed January 10, 2018
  • Age: 55

Career

  • Shareholder, Baker Donelson, P.C. (2005 – Present)
  • Assistant United States Attorney, WDTN (1996 – 2005)
  • Associate, Waring Cox PLC (1989 – 1996)

Education

  • Vanderbilt University, J.D. (1989)
  • University of South Carolina, B.S. (1985)

Awards

  • Antitrust Lawyer of the Year, 2018
  • Mid-South Super Lawyer, 2016
  • The Best Lawyers in America, 2011 – Present
  • Sam A. Myar, Jr. Memorial Award, 1999

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