Eric L. Clay

Personal

Birthday: 
1948
Birthplace: 
Durham, NC
Race or Ethnicity: 
African American
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Law clerk, Hon. Damon J. Keith, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan, 1972-1973
Private practice, Detroit, Michigan, 1973-1997

Nominated to U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, March 6, 1996; no Senate vote

Education

Name of School: 
University of North Carolina
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1969
Name of School - Second: 

Yale University Law School

Located in New Haven, Connecticut, Yale Law School, is one of the world's premier law schools. It offers an unmatched environment of excellence and educational intimacy in the form of world renowned faculty, small classes, limitless opportunities for clinical training, and strong encouragement of public service. Small by design, our impact on the world is measured by its accomplished graduates and its ongoing scholarship and outreach through 17 centers and projects.

Degree - Second: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Second: 
1972

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
Court Name: 

Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals

President Nominating: 
William J. Clinton
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
8/1/1997
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