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Gorsuch, Neil M.
Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
Nominated by George W. Bush on May 10, 2006, to a seat vacated by David M. Ebel. Confirmed by the Senate on July 20, 2006, and received commission on August 8, 2006. Service terminated on April 9, 2017, due to appointment to another judicial position.
Associate Justice, Supreme Court of the United States
Nominated by Donald J. Trump on February 1, 2017, to a seat vacated by Antonin Scalia. Confirmed by the Senate on April 7, 2017, and received commission on April 8, 2017.
Allotment as Circuit Justice:
Eighth Circuit, June 27, 2017-November 19, 2020
Tenth Circuit, November 20, 2020-present
Columbia University, B.A., 1988
Harvard Law School, J.D., 1991
University of Oxford, D.Phil., 2004
Law clerk, Hon. David B. Sentelle, U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, 1991-1992
Law clerk, Hon. Byron R. White and Anthony M. Kennedy, Supreme Court of the United States, 1993-1994
Private practice, Washington, D.C., 1995-2005
Principal deputy to the associate attorney general and acting associate attorney general, U.S. Department of Justice, 2005-2006