Nearly 90 percent of Keker, Van Nest & Peters attorneys clerked for federal judges at all levels of the judicial system and all around the country. 

Clerkships provide invaluable perspective into the judicial system and the opportunity to hone exceptional research and writing skills.

U.S. Supreme Court

Chief Justice Earl Warren John Keker, 1970-1971
Associate Justice Anthony M. Kennedy Eugene Paige, 2000-2001

 

U.S. Court of Appeals

1st Circuit
Judge Sandra Lynch Matan Shacham, 2008-2009
2nd Circuit
Judge James L. Oakes Jo Golub, 2005-2006
3rd Circuit
Judge Theodore A. McKee  Khari Tillery, 2003-2004
Judge Marjorie O. Rendell Benjamin Berkowitz, 2005-2006
6th Circuit
Judge Ronald L. Gilman Andrew Bruns, 2014-2015
7th Circuit
Judge Richard A. Posner  Jeffrey Chanin, 1981-1982
Judge Richard A. Posner  Thomas Gorman, 2010-2011
Judge David F. Hamilton  Corey Johanningmeier, 2011-2012 
8th Circuit
Judge James B. Loken Paven Malhotra, 2005-2006
9th Circuit
Judge Alex Kozinski Eugene Paige, 1998-1999
Judge Procter Hug, Jr. Matthew Werdegar, 1999-2000
Judge Marsha Berzon Ajay Krishnan, 2003-2004
Judge Kim M. Wardlaw  Warren Braunig, 2005-2006
Judge William C. Canby, Jr. Simona Agnolucci, 2006-2007
Judge William C. Canby, Jr. William Hicks, 2006-2007
Judge Mary M. Schroeder  Sharif Jacob, 2007-2008
Judge Sidney R. Thomas Sophie Hood, 2011-2012
Judge John T. Noonan Elizabeth McCloskey, 2011-2012
Judge Jerome Farris Jay Rapaport, 2011-2012
Judge Sidney R. Thomas Chessie Thacher, 2011-2012
Judge Sidney R. Thomas Philip Tassin, 2012-2013
Judge Michael Daly Hawkins Travis Silva, 2013-2014
Judge Dorothy Nelson Maya Karwande, 2014-2015
Judge Raymond C. Fisher  Sean Arenson, 2015-2016
Judge John T. Noonan, Jr. Jason George, 2015-2016
Judge Susan P. Graber Franco Muzzio, 2015-2016
Judge John T. Noonan, Jr.  Kathryn Bowen, 2016-2017
Judge M. Margaret McKeown Bevan A. Dowd, 2016-2017
Judge J. Clifford Wallace Abe Fine, 2016-2017
Judge Paul J. Watford Jesselyn Friley, 2016-2017
Judge Milan D. Smith, Jr.  Cody Gray, 2016-2017
Judge Richard A. Paez Katie Lynn Joyce, 2016-2017
Judge Alex Kozinski Jee Young (Grace) Kim, 2016-2017
Judge Judge John Owens Divya Musinipally, 2016-2017
Judge Milan D. Smith, Jr. Christina Lee, 2017-2018
Judge Marsha Berzon Niall Roberts, 2017-2018
Judge Andrew J. Kleinfeld Gavin Thole, 2017-2018
10th Circuit
Judge Mary Beck Briscoe Justina Kahn Sessions, 2010-2011
Judge Neil M. Gorsuch W. Hamilton Jordan, 2014-2015
Judge Carlos Lucero Bryn Williams, 2014-2015
Judge Jerome A. Holmes Ankur Shingal, 2017-2018
Judge Harris Hartz Victor Yu, 2017-2018
11th Circuit
Judge Beverly Martin Sarah Salomon, 2015-2016
Judge Jill Pryor Christopher Sun, 2015-2016
Judge Jill Pryor Anna Porto, 2017-2018
Judge Charles R. Wilson Bill Williams, 2017-2018
District of Columbia Circuit
Judge Roger Robb Stuart Gasner, 1981-1982
Judge David Tatel Cody Harris, 2007-2008
Judge Judith W. Rogers Bailey Heaps, 2014-2015
Judge Nina Pillard Eduardo Santacana, 2014-2015
Federal Circuit
Judge Sharon Prost Matthias Kamber, 2003-2004
Judge Raymond T. Chen David Rosen, 2013-2014
Judge Sharon Prost  Taylor Gooch, 2014-2015
Judge Sharon Prost Kristin Lovin, 2015-2016

 

State Supreme Courts

California
Judge Mariano-Florentino Cueller Jason George, 2017-2018

 

U.S. District Courts

Alabama Middle District
Judge Myron H. Thompson Brook Dooley, 2003-2004
Judge Myron H. Thompson Bill Williams, 2015-2016
Alabama Northern District
Judge Abdul K. Kallon Bevan A. Dowd, 2015-2016
California Central District
Judge Kim McLane Wardlaw R. James Slaughter, 1996-1997
Judge Christina A. Snyder Nicholas Goldberg, 2010-2011
Judge Valerie Baker Fairbank Elizabeth McCloskey, 2010-2011
Judge Virginia A. Phillips Maya Karwande, 2013-2014
Judge Virginia A. Phillips Franco Muzzio, 2016-2017
Judge Jesus G. Bernal Maya Perelman, 2016-2017
Judge Virginia A. Phillips Patrick Murray, 2017-2018
California Eastern District
Judge David F. Levi Daniel Purcell, 1998-1999
Judge David F. Levi Adam Lauridsen , 2006-2007
California Northern District
Judge William H. Orrick Robert Van Nest, 1978-1979
Judge William F. Schwarzer Jan Little, 1981-1982
Judge Robert F. Peckham Susan Harriman, 1984-1985
Judge Martin J. Jenkins R. James Slaughter, 1997-1998
Judge D. Lowell Jensen Matthew Werdegar, 1998-1999
Judge Samuel L. Conti Steven Taylor, 2000-2001
Judge Martin J. Jenkins Khari Tillery, 2002-2003
Judge Samuel L. Conti Eric MacMichael, 2003-2004
Judge Saundra Brown Armstrong Benedict Hur, 2004-2005
Judge William F. Schwarzer Adam Lauridsen, 2005-2006
Judge William Alsup  Ryan Wong, 2009-2010
Judge Richard G. Seeborg W. Hamilton Jordan, 2013-2014
Judge Jon Tigar Eduardo Santacana, 2013-2014
Judge William Alsup  Grace Yang, 2013-2014
Judge Thelton Henderson Shayne Henry, 2014-2015
Judge William Alsup Abe Fine, 2014-2016
Judge Richard G. Seeborg Cody Gray, 2015-2016
Judge Haywood S. Gilliam, Jr. Ian Kanig, 2015-2016
Judge James Donato Jee Young (Grace) Kim, 2016-2016
Judge Lucy H. Koh Jason George, 2016-2017
Judge Vince Chhabria Niall Roberts, 2016-2017
Judge Haywood S. Gilliam, Jr. Kathryn Bowen, 2017-2018
Judge Edward Davila Kristin Lovin, 2017-2018
Judge Haywood S. Gilliam, Jr. José Martinez, 2017-2018
California Southern District
Judge Judith N. Keep David Silbert, 1995-1996
Chief Judge Ted Moskowitz Ben Rothstein, 2011-2012
Judge Gonzalo P. Curiel Christina Lee, 2016-2017
District of Delaware
Judge Richard Andrews Taylor Gooch, 2013-2014
Florida Southern District
Judge Donald Middlebrooks Molly Caldwell Villagra, 2016-2017
Illinois Northern District
Judge Rebecca Pallmeyer Andrew Bruns, 2013-2014, 2015-2016
Judge Matthew Kennelly Morgan Sharma, 2016-2017
Judge Virginia M. Kendall Ankur Shingal, 2016-2017
Louisiana Eastern District
Judge Veronica D. Wicker Brian Ferrall, 1991-1992
Massachusetts District Court
Judge Patti B. Saris Erin Meyer, 2009-2011
Michigan Western District
Judge Robert J. Jonker Reid Mullen, 2008-2009
New York Eastern District
Judge I. Leo Glasser  Steven Hirsch, 1988-1989
New York Southern District
Judge Whitman Knapp  Elliot Peters, 1985-1986
Judge Robert P. Patterson, Jr. Chessie Thacher, 2012-2013
Oklahoma Northern District
Judge Claire V. Eagan Justina Kahn Sessions, 2009-2010 
Pennsylvania Eastern District
Judge Bruce W. Kaufman Laurie Mims, 2002-2003
Judge Michael Baylson Cecily Harris, 2016-2017
Pennsylvania Western District
Judge Mark R. Hornak Gavin Thole, 2016-2017
Texas Northern District
Judge Patrick E. Higginbotham   Jeffrey Chanin, 1980-1981
Texas Southern District
Judge Vanessa D. Gilmore Jo Golub, 2003-2005
Judge Keith P. Ellison Bailey Heaps, 2013-2014
Virginia Eastern District
Judge J. Calvitt Clarke, Jr.  Christopher Kearney, 1985-1986
Vermont District Court
Judge Christina Reiss Katie Lynn Joyce, 2015-2016
Washington Western District
Judge James L. Robert Jennifer Huber, 2006-2007