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Alsup, William Haskell

Born 1945 in Jackson, MS

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California
Nominated by William J. Clinton on March 24, 1999, to a seat vacated by Thelton Eugene Henderson. Confirmed by the Senate on July 30, 1999, and received commission on August 17, 1999. Assumed senior status on January 21, 2021.

Mississippi State University, B.S., 1967
Harvard Law School, J.D., 1971
Harvard University, Kennedy School of Government, M.P.P., 1971

Professional Career:

Law clerk, Hon. William O. Douglas, Supreme Court of the United States, 1971-1972
Private practice, San Francisco, California, 1972-1978, 1980-1998, 1998-1999
Assistant to the solicitor general, U.S. Department of Justice, 1978-1980
Special counsel, Antitrust Division, U.S. Department of Justice, 1998