Jeffrey S. Sutton

Personal

Birthday: 
1960
Birthplace: 
Dhahran, Saudi Arabia
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Law clerk, Hon. Thomas Meskill, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, 1990-1991
Law clerk, Hon. Lewis Powell and Antonin Scalia, Supreme Court of the United States, 1991-1992
Private practice, Columbus, Ohio, 1992-1995, 1998-2003
Adjunct professor of law, Ohio State University College of Law, 1994-
Solicitor, State of Ohio, 1995-1998

Nominated to U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, May 9, 2001; no Senate vote
Nominated to U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, September 4, 2001; no Senate vote

Education

Name of School: 
Williams College
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1983
Name of School - Second: 

Ohio State University - Moritz College of Law

The Moritz College offers a nationally ranked program and certificate in the emerging area of alternative dispute resolution, as well as an exceptionally broad array of clinical programs, including clinics in civil and criminal practice, mediation, legislation, and juvenile law. The curriculum provides excellent preparation in criminal law, intellectual property law, employment and labor law, commercial law, international law, and many other fields.

Degree - Second: 
LL.B.
Degree Year - Second: 
1990

Judicial Career

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

Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals

President Nominating: 
George W. Bush
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
5/5/2003
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