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Merrick B. Garland

Merrick Garland

Born: 1952 in Chicago, IL

Education: Harvard College

Law School: Harvard Law School

Professional Career Highlights

  • Law clerk, William Brennan Jr., U.S. Supreme Court, 1978-1979
  • Special assistant attorney general, U.S. Department of Justice, 1979-1981
  • Private practice, Washington, D.C., 1981-1989, 1992-1993
  • Assistant US attorney, District of Columbia, 1989-1992
  • Deputy assistant attorney general, Criminal Division, U.S. Department of Justice, 1993-1994
  • Principal associate deputy attorney general, U.S. Department of Justice, 1994-1997
  • Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, 1995-present