To our surprise, Supreme Court clerks got shut out of Forbes’s recent 30 Under 30 For Law and Policy list. Sad trombone. They’ll have to console themselves with their $300,000 bonuses.

Even if they don’t get no respect from Forbes, Supreme Court clerkships are still highly coveted credentials. And a number of justices have made several hires since our last hiring update, back in November 2013.

Who are the newest future SCOTUS clerks? See any names you know?

The updated list appears below. We’ve confirmed that at least four justices are done for OT 2014 (Chief Justice Roberts and Justices Scalia, Kennedy, and Kagan), and three more (Justices Ginsburg, Breyer, and Sotomayor) have hired at least three out of four clerks. In addition, at least two justices (Justices Breyer and O’Connor) have hired clerks for OT 2015. Some clerks’ names have hyperlinks; these links go to either firm bios or news articles about their landing SCOTUS clerkships.

Congratulations to the newly selected Supreme Court clerks. If you have any additions or corrections, please email us (subject line: “SCOTUS clerk hiring”) or text us (646-820-8477). Thanks.

OCTOBER TERM 2014 SUPREME COURT CLERK HIRES (as of January 15, 2014)

Chief Justice John G. Roberts
1. Kathryn Cherry (Yale 2013 / Kavanaugh)
2. Chris Michel (Yale 2013 / Kavanaugh)
3. Graham Phillips (Harvard 2013 / Griffith)
4. Ryan Snyder (Notre Dame 2012 / Kethledge / Bristow Fellow)

Justice Antonin Scalia
1. Samuel Eckman (Chicago 2013 / Kozinski)
2. Benjamin Flowers (Chicago 2012 / Ikuta)
3. Judd Stone (Northwestern 2010 / Winfree (Alaska) / E. Jones)
4. Vivek Suri (Harvard 2013 / Sutton)

Justice Anthony M. Kennedy
1. Andrew Bentz (UVA 2012 / Kozinski)
2. James Crooks (Columbia 2013 / Kozinski)
3. Joshua Matz (Harvard 2012 / Oetken (S.D.N.Y.) / Reinhardt)
4. Caroline Van Zile (Yale 2012 / Kavanaugh / Boasberg (D.D.C.))

Justice Clarence Thomas
1. Robert Stander (BYU Law / Lee (Utah) / Sutton)
2. ?
3. ?
4. ?

(Marisa Maleck (Chicago 2011 / Pryor) has been hired for a Term other than October Term 2014.)

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg
1. Ari Holtzblatt (Yale 2010 / Tatel),
2. Mark Musico (Columbia 2011 / Boudin / Woodlock (D. Mass.))
3. Lauren Pardee (Yale 2010 / Rakoff (S.D.N.Y.) / Katzmann / Liu (Cal.))
4. ?

Justice Stephen G. Breyer
1. Michael Gervais (Yale 2011 / Kozinski)
2. Aaron Scherzer (Yale 2010 / Reinhardt / Rakoff (S.D.N.Y.))
3. Kendall Turner (Stanford 2013 / Garland)
4. ?

(For October Term 2015: Farah Peterson (Yale 2012 / Calabresi).)

Justice Samuel Alito
1. ?
2. ?
3. ?
4. ?

Justice Sonia Sotomayor
1. Luke McCloud (Harvard 2011 / Niemeyer / Kavanaugh)
2. Michael Pollack (NYU 2011 / J.R. Brown)
3. Jennifer Sokoler (Columbia 2010 / Cote (S.D.N.Y.) / Katzmann)
4. ?

Justice Elena Kagan
1. Will Dreher (Harvard 2013 / Kavanaugh)
2. Daniel Hemel (Yale 2012 / Boudin / Srinivasan)
3. Amanda Rice (Harvard 2011 / Boasberg (D.D.C.) / Tatel)
4. Elizabeth Wilkins (Yale 2013 / Garland)

Justice John Paul Stevens (retired)
1. Travis Crum (Yale 2011 / Thompson (M.D. Ala.) / Tatel / Bristow Fellow)

Justice Sandra Day O’Connor (retired):
1. Eli Savit (Michigan 2010 / Bea / Tatel)

(For October Term 2015: Sarah Boyce (Duke 2012 / Sutton / Bristow Fellow).)

Justice David H. Souter (retired):
1. ?

Do you know about a hire we haven’t reported yet, or have an addition or correction to any of this info? Please email us (subject line: “SCOTUS clerk hiring”) or text us (646-820-8477). Thanks!

Earlier: 30 Under 30: The Top Young Lawyers And Policymakers
Supreme Court Clerk Hiring Watch: The Early Word On October Term 2014
Prior ATL coverage of Supreme Court law clerks


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