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Name Richardson, Eli Jeremy
State TN
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Race White
Gender M
Biographical
This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Apr 15, 2020:

Born 1967 in Summit, NJ

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Apr 15, 2020:

Born 1967 in Summit, NJ

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee
Nominated by Donald J. Trump on January 8, 2018, to a seat vacated by Todd J. Campbell. Confirmed by the Senate on October 11, 2018, and received commission on October 18, 2018.

Education:
Duke University, B.S.E., 1989
Vanderbilt University Law School, J.D., 1992

Professional Career:

Private practice, Grand Rapids, Michigan, 1992-1993
Private practice, Atlanta, Georgia, 1993-1995
Private practice, Decatur, Georgia, 1995-1997
Private practice, Conyers, Georgia, 1997-1998
Special agent, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Newark, New Jersey, 1998-2002
Assistant U.S. attorney, District of New Jersey, 2002-2004
Assistant U.S. attorney, Middle District of Tennessee, 2004-2010
Resident legal advisor, Office of Prosecutorial Development, Assistance and Training, U.S. Embassy, Belgrade, Serbia (on detail), 2009-2010
Private practice, Nashville, Tennessee, 2010-2018
Adjunct instructor, Belmont University College of Law, 2013-2015
Leadership staff, Legislative Research Commission, Commonwealth of Kentucky, 2016-2017
Adjunct professor, Vanderbilt University Law School, 2016-

Other Nominations/Recess Appointments:

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee, July 13, 2017; no Senate vote


compress summary

Case(s) JI-TN-0006 : Doe v. Hommrich
PC-TN-0018 : American Diabetes Ass'n v. Corecivic
VR-TN-0070 : A. Phillip Randolph Institute v. Hargett
VR-TN-0071 : Lichtenstein v. Hargett

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