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Brett Kavanaugh's Biography

Contact Information

Supreme Court of the United States
1 First Street, Northeast
Washington, DC 20543

Full Name:

Brett M. Kavanaugh

Gender:

Male

Family:

Wife: Ashley; 2 Children: Margaret, Liza

Birth Date:

02/12/1965

Birth Place:

Washington, DC

JD, Yale Law School, 1990

BA, Yale College, 1987

No political experience information on file.

Associate Justice, United States Supreme Court, 2018-present

Samuel Williston Lecturer on Law, Harvard Law School, 2009-present

Faculty Member, Supreme Court, Harvard Law School, 2014, 2016-2018

Judge, United States Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit, 2006-2018

Confirmed by the United States Senate, Justice, United States Supreme Court, October 6, 2018

Nominated by President Donald J. Trump, Justice, United States Supreme Court, July 9, 2018

Faculty Member, Separation of Powers, Harvard Law School, 2008-2015

Faculty Member, National Security and Foreign Relations Law, Yale Law School, 2011

Faculty Member, Constitutional Interpretation, Georgetown University Law Center, 2007

Assistant, President George W. Bush, 2003-2006

Nominated by President George W. Bush, Judge, United States Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit, January 25th, 2006

Confirmed by the Senate, Judge, United States Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit, May 26, 2006

Associate Counsel/Senior Associate Counsel, President George W. Bush, 2001-2003

Partner, Kirkland & Ellis, 1997-1998, 1999-2001

Associate Counsel, Office of Independent Counsel Kenneth W. Starr, 1994-1997, 1998

Law Clerk, Honorable Anthony M. Kennedy, Supreme Court of the United States, 1993-1994

Attorney, Office of the Solicitor General, United States Department of Justice, 1992-1993

Law Clerk, Honorable Alex Kozinski, United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, 1991-1992

Law Clerk, Honorable Walter K. Stapleton, United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, 1990-1991

Judicial Liaison Representative, Administrative Conference of the United States, present

Member, Advisory Committee on Appellate Rules, Judicial Conference of the United States, present

Member, American Law Institute, present

Lector/Parishioner, Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church, present

Member, Board of Directors, Washington Jesuit Academy, present

Member, Committee on the Judicial Branch, Judicial Conference of the United States, present

Member, Edward Bennett Williams Inn of Court, present

Member/Former President, Edward Coke Appellate Inn of Court, present

Member, Federalist Society, present

Coach, Girls Basketball Teams, present

Member, John Carroll Society, present

Tutor, J.O. Wilson Elementary School, present

Member, Lawyers Club of Washington, present

Tutor, Washington Jesuit Academy, present

Former Judiciary Ex Officio Representative, Administrative Law and Regulatory Practice Section, American Bar Association

Former Notes Editor, Yale Law Journal

Member, Board of Directors, District of Columbia Circuit Historical Society, 2010-2016

Spouse's Occupation:

Town Manager of Section 5 of Chevy Chase Village, Maryland

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