Jeanne E. Davidson has been an attorney in the National Courts Section at the U.S. Department of Justice for most of the last 14 years. After joining the National Courts Section in 1987 as a trial attorney and litigating for three years, she assumed the first of many management positions in the Section, culminating with her being named the Director of the National Courts Section in 2007. As Director, Ms. Davidson supervises approximately 200 attorneys and support staff responsible for representing the United States in the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, the U.S. Court of Federal Claims, the Court of International Trade, and other fora. She personally represents the United States in significant matters raising constitutional or other issues of particular importance, and provides legal advice and litigation risk counseling to numerous Executive Branch offices. Among other honors, she currently serves on the Department of Justice Intellectual Property Task Force and the Civil Division’s Administrative Procedures Act Working Group, and she is a member of the Advisory Councils to both the U.S. Court of Federal Claims and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. Ms. Davidson was also Associate General Counsel and Chair of the Section 301 Committee in the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative from 1992-1993, and an associate at DC’s Steptoe & Johnson from 1981-1986. Ms. Davidson received her J.D. from the New York University School of Law in 1980, and her B.A. from the University of California at Berkeley in 1976.
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11.16.2012 Thank you to everyone who attended and helped make the Judicial Conference a success. Please check back after the Thanksgiving holiday to download conference materials and see photographs of the event.
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