University of Michigan Law School
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Name Nelson, Ryan Douglas
City Washington
State DC
Role(s) Attorney
Judge : Federal, Article III
Race White
Gender M
Biographical
This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Apr 15, 2020:

Born 1973 in Idaho Falls, ID

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Apr 15, 2020:

Born 1973 in Idaho Falls, ID

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Nominated by Donald J. Trump on May 15, 2018, to a seat vacated by N. Randy Smith. Confirmed by the Senate on October 11, 2018, and received commission on October 18, 2018.

Education:
Brigham Young University, B.A., 1996
Brigham Young University, J. Reuben Clark Law School, J.D., 1999

Professional Career:

Law clerk, Hon. Karen LeCraft Henderson, U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, 1999-2000
Law clerk, Hon. Charles N. Brower and Richard M. Mosk, Iran-United States Claims Tribunal, The Hague, 2000-2001
Private practice, Washington, D.C., 2001-2006
Deputy assistant attorney general, Environment and Natural Resources Division, U.S. Department of Justice, 2006-2008
Deputy general counsel, Office of Management and Budget, Executive Office of the President, 2008-2009
Special counsel, U.S. Senate Committee on the Judiciary, 2009
Melaleuca, Inc., Idaho Falls, Idaho, 2009-2018; general counsel, 2009-2017; assistant secretary, 2013-2018; general counsel emeritus, 2017-2018


compress summary

Case(s) IM-NJ-0003 : Brown v. Esmor Correctional Services, Inc.
PC-CA-0054 : Ashker v. Brown
VR-ID-0009 : Reclaim Idaho v. Little
VR-OR-0014 : People Not Politicians Oregon v. Clarno

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