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Murphy, Eric Earl

Born 1979 in Indianapolis, IN

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
Nominated by Donald J. Trump on January 23, 2019, to a seat vacated by Alice Moore Batchelder. Confirmed by the Senate on March 7, 2019, and received commission on March 11, 2019.

Miami University, Ohio, B.A., 2001
University of Chicago Law School, J.D., 2005

Professional Career:

Law clerk, Hon. J. Harvie Wilkinson III, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, 2005-2006
Law clerk, Hon. Anthony M. Kennedy, Supreme Court of the United States, 2006-2007
Private practice, Columbus, Ohio, 2007-2013
Solicitor general, State of Ohio, 2013-2019

Other Nominations/Recess Appointments:

Nominated to U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, June 18, 2018; no Senate vote