Scott S. Harris
|Scott S. Harris|
|20th Clerk of the Supreme Court of the United States|
September 1, 2013
|Preceded by||William K. Suter|
|Born||Scott S. Harris
November 7, 1965
|Alma mater||Yale University (B.S., 1988)
University of Virginia (J.D., 1993)
Scott S. Harris (born November 7, 1965) is an American lawyer serving since September 2013 as the 20th Clerk of the Supreme Court of the United States. Prior to appointment to his current position, Harris spent 11 years as the Supreme Court's Legal Counsel.
Early life and education
Harris completed his undergraduate work at Yale University in 1988. He entered the University of Virginia School of Law two years later, earning his juris doctor in 1993. He was admitted to the bar the next year.
After graduating from law school, Harris served as a law clerk for Paul V. Niemeyer, judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit in Richmond, Virginia.
Harris spent a number of years as an associate at Wiley Rein & Fielding in Washington, D.C. before becoming an Assistant United States Attorney. In 2002, he joined the Supreme Court of the United States, after being selected by to be the Legal Counsel at the Supreme Court of the United States.
William K. Suter
|Clerk of the Supreme Court of the United States