J. Michael Luttig

Personal

Birthday: 
1954
Birthplace: 
Tyler, TX
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Assistant counsel, President Ronald Reagan, 1981-1982
Law clerk, Hon. Antonin Scalia, U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, 1982-1983
Law clerk, Hon. Warren Burger, Supreme Court of the United States, 1983-1984
Special assistant, Hon. Warren Burger, Supreme Court of the United States, 1984-1985
Private practice, Washington, D.C., 1985-1989
U.S. Department of Justice, 1989-1991; principal deputy assistant attorney general, Office of Legal Counsel, 1989-1990; assistant attorney general, Office of Legal Counsel, 1990-1991; counselor to the Attorney General of the United States, 1990-1991
Senior vice president and general counsel, The Boeing Company, 2006-

Education

Name of School: 
Washington and Lee University
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1976
Name of School - Second: 

University of Virginia School of Law

Virginia is justly famous for its collegial environment that bonds students and faculty, and student satisfaction is consistently cited as among the highest in American law schools. Intellectual challenges are met in a spirit of cooperation. Small first-year sections promote individual inquiry while providing support and friendship. Students learn together, reading each other's work and freely sharing course outlines and other materials, confidently relying on the nation's oldest student-run Honor System to maintain the highest ethical standards.

Degree - Second: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Second: 
1981

Judicial Career

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

Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals

President Nominating: 
George H.W. Bush
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
8/2/1991
Termination Date: 
5/10/2006
Termination Reason: 
Resignation
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