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Phipps, Peter Joseph
Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania
Nominated by Donald J. Trump on February 15, 2018, to a seat vacated by Terrence F. McVerry. Confirmed by the Senate on October 11, 2018, and received commission on October 17, 2018. Service terminated on July 22, 2019, due to appointment to another judicial position.
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
Nominated by Donald J. Trump on May 13, 2019, to a seat vacated by Thomas Ignatius Vanaskie. Confirmed by the Senate on July 16, 2019, and received commission on July 17, 2019.
University of Dayton, B.A., B.S., 1995
Stanford Law School, J.D., 1998
Private practice, Columbus, Ohio, 1998-2001
Law clerk, Hon. R. Guy Cole, Jr., U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, 2001-2002
Attorney, Federal Programs Branch, Civil Division, U.S. Department of Justice, 2003-2018; trial attorney, 2003-2009; senior counsel, 2009-2011; senior trial counsel, 2011-2018
Adjunct professor, Duquesne University School of Law, 2014-