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
Judge Gerard E. Lynch
Mohit Gourisaria, 2016-2017
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 Susan P. Graber
Franco Muzzio, 2015-2016
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
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
11th Circuit
Judge Beverly Martin
Sarah Salomon, 2015-2016
Judge Jill Pryor
Christopher Sun, 2015-2016
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

 

U.S. District Courts

Alabama Middle District
Judge Myron H. Thompson
Brook Dooley, 2003-2004
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
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
California Southern District
Judge Judith N. Keep
David Silbert, 1995-1996
Chief Judge Ted Moskowitz
Ben Rothstein, 2011-2012
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
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
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