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Richardson, Eli Jeremy

Born 1967 in Summit, NJ

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee
Nominated by Donald J. Trump on January 8, 2018, to a seat vacated by Todd J. Campbell. Confirmed by the Senate on October 11, 2018, and received commission on October 18, 2018.

Duke University, B.S.E., 1989
Vanderbilt University Law School, J.D., 1992

Professional Career:

Private practice, Grand Rapids, Michigan, 1992-1993
Private practice, Atlanta, Georgia, 1993-1995
Private practice, Decatur, Georgia, 1995-1997
Private practice, Conyers, Georgia, 1997-1998
Special agent, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Newark, New Jersey, 1998-2002
Assistant U.S. attorney, District of New Jersey, 2002-2004
Assistant U.S. attorney, Middle District of Tennessee, 2004-2010
Resident legal advisor, Office of Prosecutorial Development, Assistance and Training, U.S. Embassy, Belgrade, Serbia (on detail), 2009-2010
Private practice, Nashville, Tennessee, 2010-2018
Adjunct instructor, Belmont University College of Law, 2013-2015
Leadership staff, Legislative Research Commission, Commonwealth of Kentucky, 2016-2017
Adjunct professor, Vanderbilt University Law School, 2016-

Other Nominations/Recess Appointments:

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee, July 13, 2017; no Senate vote