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Vaughn R. Walker was American federal judge. Woodrow Wilson Foundation fellow University California, Berkeley, 1966-1967.

Background

Walker, Vaughn R. was born on February 27, 1944 in Watseka, Illinois, United States. Son of Vaughn Rosenworth and Catharine (Miles) Walker.

Education

University of Michigan (Bachelor of Arts). Stanford University (Juris Doctor).

Career

Intern economist Securities and Exchange Commission, Washington, 1966, 68. Law clerk to the Honorary Robert J. Kelleher United States District Court California, Los Angeles, 1971-1972. Associate attorney Pillsbury Madison & Sutro, San Francisco, 1972-1977, partner, 1978-1990.

Judge United States District Court (northern district) California, 1989—2011, chief judge, 2004—2010. Member California Law Revision Commission, Palo Alto, 1986-1989. Board advisors Law & Economics Center, George Mason University, since 1999.

Member civil rules advisory committee Judicial Conference United States, 2006.

Membership

Board directors Junior Achievement of Bay Area, San Francisco, 1979-1983. Board directors St. Francis Foundation, San Francisco, 1991-1997, 98—, vice chair, 2004-2006, chair, 2007-2008. Fellow American Bar Foundation.

Member American Bar Association (judicial representative, antitrust section 1991-1995), Lawyers' Club of San Francisco (president 1985-1986), Association Business Trial Lawyers (director 1996-1998), American Law Institute, American Saddlebred Horse Association, San Francisco Museum Modern Art, Bohemian Club, Olympic Club, Pacific-Union Club.