Federal Judicial Service
Judge, U. S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
Nominated by Barack H. Obama on March 3, 2010, to a seat vacated by Michael W. McConnell; Confirmed by the Senate on December 22, 2010.
Stanford University, A.B.
Oxford University, M.A. (Rhodes Scholar)
Yale Law School, J.D.
Hugh B. Brown Presidential Endowed Chair, University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, 2009-10
Public Policy Scholar, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Washington, D.C., 2006-07
Dean University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, 1998-2006
Professor, University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, 1991-2010, Associate Professor, 1985-91
United States Attorney for the District of Utah, 1993-1997
Visiting Associate Professor, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University 1989-90
Deputy County Attorney, Salt Lake County, 1988-89
Associate Attorney, Williams & Connolly, Washington, D.C., 1981-85