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Miller, Eric David

Born 1975 in Oak Park, IL

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Nominated by Donald J. Trump on January 23, 2019, to a seat vacated by Richard C. Tallman. Confirmed by the Senate on February 26, 2019, and received commission on March 4, 2019.

Harvard University, A.B., 1996
University of Chicago Law School, J.D., 1999

Professional Career:

Law clerk, Hon. Laurence H. Silberman, U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, 1999-2000
Law clerk, Hon. Clarence Thomas, Supreme Court of the United States, 2000-2001
Appellate staff attorney, Civil Division, U.S. Department of Justice, 2001-2003, 2004-2006
Attorney-advisor, Office of Legal Counsel, U.S. Department of Justice, 2003-2004
Deputy general counsel, Federal Communications Commission, 2006-2007
Assistant to the Solicitor General, U.S. Department of Justice, 2007-2012
Lecturer (part-time), University of Washington School of Law, 2014, 2017
Private practice, Seattle, Washington, 2012-2019

Other Nominations/Recess Appointments:

Nominated to U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, July 19, 2018; no Senate vote