History of the Federal Judiciary


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Luttig, J. Michael
Born 1954 in Tyler, TX

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
Nominated by George H.W. Bush on April 23, 1991, to a new seat authorized by 104 Stat. 5089. Confirmed by the Senate on July 26, 1991, and received commission on August 2, 1991. Service terminated on May 10, 2006, due to resignation.

Education:
Washington and Lee University, B.A., 1976
University of Virginia School of Law, J.D., 1981

Professional Career:
Assistant counsel, President Ronald Reagan, 1981-1982
Law clerk, Hon. Antonin Scalia, U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, 1982-1983
Law clerk, Hon. Warren Burger, Supreme Court of the United States, 1983-1984
Special assistant, Hon. Warren Burger, Supreme Court of the United States, 1984-1985
Private practice, Washington, D.C., 1985-1989
U.S. Department of Justice, 1989-1991; principal deputy assistant attorney general, Office of Legal Counsel, 1989-1990; assistant attorney general, Office of Legal Counsel, 1990-1991; counselor to the Attorney General of the United States, 1990-1991
Senior vice president and general counsel, The Boeing Company, 2006-

 

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