Born 1944 in Oakland, CA
Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Claims Court (now U.S. Court of Federal Claims)
Nominated by Ronald Reagan on November 23, 1982, to a seat vacated by David Schwartz. Confirmed by the Senate on December 10, 1982, and received commission on December 10, 1982.
Reappointed by a recess appointment from William J. Clinton on December 10, 1997; nominated to the same position by William J. Clinton on January 29, 1998. Confirmed by the Senate on February 3, 1998, and received commission on February 4, 1998. Assumed senior status on February 4, 2013. Service terminated on March 1, 2013, due to retirement.
Stanford University, B.S., 1966
University of Utah College of Law, J.D., 1969
Law clerk, Hon. David T. Lewis, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit, 1969-1970
Trial attorney, Civil Division, U.S. Department of Justice, 1970-1972
Trial attorney, Bureau of Consumer Protection, Federal Trade Commission, 1972-1974
Private practice, Washington, D.C., 1974-1976, 1980-1982
Special counsel, Pension Benefit Guaranty Corp., 1976-1978
Assistant general counsel, U.S. Railway Association, 1978-1980
Served until September 10, 1994, under the name Christine Cook Nettesheim