Jeffrey Alker Meyer

Personal

Birthday: 
1963
Birthplace: 
North Tarrytown, NY
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Law clerk, Hon. James L. Oakes, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, 1989-1990
Law clerk, Hon. Donald Ross, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit, 1990
Private practice, San Francisco, California, 1990-1991
Law clerk, Hon. Harry A. Blackmun, Supreme Court of the United States, 1991-1992
Staff attorney, Vermont Legal Aid, Waterbury, Vermont, 1992-1993
Private practice, Washington, D.C., 1993-1995
Assistant U.S. attorney, District of Connecticut, 1995-2004; appeals chief, 2000-2004
Yale Law School, 1998-2004, 2010-2014; clinical visiting lecturer in law, 1998-2004; visiting professor of law, 2010-2014
Senior counsel, Independent Inquiry Committee into the United Nations Oil-for-Food Program in Iraq, 2004-2005
Quinnipiac University School of Law, 2006-2014; associate professor, 2006-2010; professor of law, 2010-2014

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut, June 7, 2013; no Senate vote

Education

Name of School: 
Yale College
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1985
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: 
1989

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, District of Connecticut
Court Name: 

Connecticut District Court

President Nominating: 
Barack Obama
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
2/25/2014
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