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Boggs, Danny Julian

Born 1944 in Havana, Cuba

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
Nominated by Ronald Reagan on January 29, 1986, to a new seat authorized by 98 Stat. 333. Confirmed by the Senate on March 3, 1986, and received commission on March 25, 1986. Served as chief judge, 2003-2009. Assumed senior status on February 28, 2017.

Harvard College, A.B., 1965
University of Chicago Law School, J.D., 1968

Professional Career:

Instructor, University of Chicago Law School, 1968-1969
Deputy commissioner, Kentucky Department for Economic Security, Frankfort, Kentucky, 1969-1970
Legal counsel/administrative assistant, Gov. Louie Nunn, Kentucky, 1970-1971
Legislative counsel/assistant to minority leader, Kentucky State House of Representatives, 1972
Attorney, Kentucky Republican Campaign, 1972
Private practice, Frankfort, Kentucky, 1973
Attorney, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1973
Assistant to the solicitor general, U.S. Department of Justice, 1973-1975
Private practice, Bowling Green, Kentucky, 1975
Assistant to the chairman, Federal Power Commission, 1975-1977
Deputy minority counsel, U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, 1977-1979
Deputy campaign director, Nunn for Governor campaign, Louisville, Kentucky, 1979
Private practice, Washington, D.C., 1979-1981
Special assistant to the president, Executive Office of the President, 1981-1983
Deputy secretary of energy, 1983-1986
Member, Judicial Conference of the United States, 2003-2009

Other Nominations/Recess Appointments:

Nominated to U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, December 9, 1985; no Senate vote