Alvin Anthony Schall
|Alvin Anthony Schall|
|Senior Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit|
Assumed office |
October 5, 2009
|Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit|
August 17, 1992 – October 5, 2009
|Appointed by||George H. W. Bush|
|Preceded by||Edward Samuel Smith|
|Succeeded by||Kathleen M. O'Malley|
Alvin Anthony Schall|
April 4, 1944
New York City, New York
Princeton University (B.A.)|
Tulane University Law School (J.D.)
Alvin Anthony Schall (born April 4, 1944) is a Senior United States Circuit Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.
Early life and education
Schall was in private practice in New York City from 1969 to 1973, before becoming an Assistant United States Attorney in the Eastern District of New York from 1973 to 1978. He was chief of the appeals division from 1977 to 1978, and a trial attorney of the civil division of the United States Department of Justice from 1978 to 1987. He was a senior trial counsel from 1986 to 1987. He briefly returned to private practice in Washington, D.C. from 1987 to 1988, and was then an Assistant to the United States Attorney General from 1988 to 1992.
Federal judicial service
On March 3, 1992, Schall was nominated by President George H. W. Bush to a seat on the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit vacated by Edward Samuel Smith. Schall was confirmed by the United States Senate on August 12, 1992, and received his commission on August 17, 1992. Schall assumed senior status on October 5, 2009.
Edward Samuel Smith
| Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
Kathleen M. O'Malley