Judge Charles F. Lettow U.S. Court of Federal Claims
Judge Lettow was appointed a judge of the United States Court of Federal Claims on July 14, 2003, and entered on duty on July 22, 2003. He previously spent more than 30 years as a litigator with Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton, first as an associate from 1973-1976, and then as a partner from 1976-2003. During that time, he argued three cases in the U.S. Supreme Court and more than 40 cases in the federal courts of appeals, and handled numerous cases in federal trial courts. Prior to joining Cleary, Gottlieb, Judge Lettow served as Counsel, Council on the Environmental Quality in the Executive Office of the President, from 1970 to 1973. He was a law clerk to Chief Justice Warren E. Burger, Supreme Court of the United States, during 1969-1970, and was a law clerk to Judge Ben C. Duniway, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, during 1968-1969. Judge Lettow received an LL.B. degree from Stanford University in 1968, where he was Note Editor of the Stanford Law Review and a member of Order of the Coif. He also received a B.S.Ch.E. from Iowa State University in 1962, and a M.A. in history from Brown University in 2001. From 1963 to 1965, Judge Lettow served in the U.S. Army with the Third Infantry Division. Judge Lettow is married and resides in the Washington, DC Metropolitan area. He and his wife have four children. Read more...
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