Born: Feb. 12, 1965, in Washington, D.C.

Education: Yale Law School, 1990

Professional experience:

  • Member of independent counsel Kenneth Starr legal team that investigated the Bill Clinton-Monica Lewinsky sex scandal, 1998
  • White House counsel’s office, 2001–2003
  • Staff secretary to President George W. Bush, 2003–2006
  • Judge on the D.C. Court of Appeals, assumed office May 2006
  • Nominated for U.S. Supreme Court justice,  2018