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U.S. Court of Federal Claims: Holte, Ryan Thomas

Born 1983 in Napa, CA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Federal Claims
Nominated by Donald J. Trump on January 23, 2019, to a seat vacated by Nancy Beth Firestone. Confirmed by the Senate on June 10, 2019, and received commission on July 11, 2019.

California Maritime Academy, B.S., 2005
University of California, Davis, School of Law, J.D., 2008

Professional Career:
Law clerk, Hon. Loren A. Smith, U.S. Court of Federal Claims, 2008-2009
Law clerk, Hon. Stanley F. Birch, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, 2009-2010
Private practice, Atlanta, Georgia, 2010-2012
Attorney, U.S. Federal Trade Commission, 2012-2013
Co-inventor, partner, and general counsel, Counter Echo Solutions, Atlanta, Georgia, 2012-2019
Assistant professor of law and director of judicial clerkships and special placements, Southern Illinois University School of Law, 2013-2017
Associate professor of law and director of the Center for Intellectual Property Law & Technology, University of Akron School of Law, 2017-2019