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Oldham, Andrew Stephen

Born 1978 in Richmond, VA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
Nominated by Donald J. Trump on February 15, 2018, to a seat vacated by Edward Charles Prado. Confirmed by the Senate on July 18, 2018, and received commission on July 19, 2018.

University of Virginia, B.A., 2001
University of Cambridge, M.Phil., 2002
Harvard Law School, J.D., 2005
Temple Bar Scholar, American Inns of Court, 2009

Professional Career:

Law clerk, Hon. David B. Sentelle, U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, 2005-2006
Attorney-advisor, Office of Legal Counsel, U.S. Department of Justice, 2006-2008
Law clerk, Hon. Samuel A. Alito, Jr., Supreme Court of the United States, 2008-2009
Private practice, Washington, D.C., 2009-2012
Deputy solicitor general, State of Texas, 2012-2015
Office of Gov. Gregory W. Abbott, Texas, 2015-2018; deputy general counsel, 2015-2017; acting general counsel, 2017; general counsel, 2018