Gary Scott Feinerman

Hon. Gary Scott Feinerman
Firm: United States District Court, Northern Illinois
Address: Everett McKinley Dirksen
United States Courthouse
219 South Dearborn Street
Chicago, IL 60604
Phone: (312) 435-5627
Fax: (312) 554-8512
Web site:

Position Bar Admissions Education
Honors Published Works Affiliations
Current Employment Position(s):

Bar Admissions:
Illinois, 1991
U.S. Supreme Court, 1997
U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit, 1999
U.S. Court of Appeals 7th Circuit, 1991
U.S. District Court Central District of Illinois, 2001
U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois, 1992
U.S. Court of Appeals District of Columbia Circuit, 1997
U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois Trial Bar, 2000
Stanford Law School, Stanford, California, 1991
Honors: Order of the Coif
Honors: Urban A. Sontheimer Third Year Honor
Law Review: Stanford Law Review, Senior Notes Editor, 1990 - 1991

Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, 1987
Honors: summa cum laude
Honors: Distinction in the Major
Major: Political Science

Published Works:
Unconstitutional Conditions: The Crossroads of Substantive Rights and Equal Protection, 43 Stanford Law Review 1369, Vol. 43, Issue 6, 1991

Honors and Awards:
Crain's Chicago Business "40 Under 40"

Best Brief Awards from the National Association of Attorneys General

Professional Associations and Memberships:
Appellate Lawyers Association of Illinois

Seventh Circuit Bar Association

Umoja Student Development Corporation
Board Member

Civil Rights Committee of the Anti-Defamation League’s Midwest region

Past Employment Positions:
ICF, Incorporated, Research Assistant, 1987 - 1988

United States Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit, Hon. Joel M. Flaum, Law Clerk, 1991 - 1992

Mayer Brown Rowe & Maw, LLP, Associate, 1992 - 1993

United States Supreme Court, Hon. Anthony M. Kennedy, Law Clerk, 1993 - 1994

United States Department of Justice, Office of Policy Development, Counsel, 1994 - 1995

The White House, Office of the Counsel to the President, Attorney Advisor, 1995

Mayer Brown Rowe & Maw, LLP, Associate, 1996 - 1999

Mayer Brown Rowe & Maw, LLP, Partner, 2000 - 2003

State of Illinois, Solicitor General, 2003 - 2007

Sidley Austin, LLP, Partner, 2007 - 2010

Birth Information:
1965, Skokie, Illinois, United States of America

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