Srikanth Srinivasan

Hon. Srikanth Srinivasan
Firm: United States Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit
Address: E. Barrett Prettyman United States Courthouse
333 Constitution Avenue, N.W.
Fifth Floor, Room 5205
Washington, DC 20001
Phone: (202) 216-7080
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Judge Srinivasan was appointed to the U.S. Court of Appeals in May 2013. He graduated from Stanford University in 1989 and Stanford Law School and Stanford Graduate School of Business in 1995. Following graduation, he served as a law clerk to Judge J. Harvie Wilkinson III of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, as a Bristow Fellow in the Office of the U.S. Solicitor General, and as a law clerk to U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor. In 1998, he joined the law firm O'Melveny & Myers. From 2002 to 2007, he served as an Assistant to the Solicitor General. In 2007 he returned to O'Melveny & Myers as a partner, later becoming chair of the firm's appellate and Supreme Court practice. From 2011 until his appointment to the U.S. Court of Appeals, Judge Srinivasan served as the Principal Deputy Solicitor General of the United States. He has taught appellate advocacy at Harvard Law School.

Current Employment Position(s):
Judge, since 2013

Bar Admissions:
District of Columbia
Stanford Law School, Stanford, California, 1995
Honors: Order of the Coif
Honors: With Distinction
Law Review: Stanford Law Review, Associate Editor, 1992 - 1993
Law Review: Stanford Law Review, Note Editor, 1993 - 1994

Stanford Business School, 1995

Stanford University, 1989
Honors: With Honors and Distinction

Past Employment Positions:
Honorable Sandra Day O'Connor, US Supreme Court, Law Clerk

Honorable J. Harvie Wilkinson III, US Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, Law Clerk

Office of the U.S. Solicitor General, Bristow Fellow

O'Melveny & Myers, Assistant to the Solicitor General, 2002 - 2007

O'Melveny & Myers, Partner, 2007

United States, Principal Deputy Solicitor General

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