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  Clay, Eric Lee
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NameEric Lee Clay
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Detroit, Michigan , United States
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Born January 18, 1948 (74 years)
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InfoDate of Birth
January 18, 1948, Durham, North Carolina

Education
University of North Carolina, B. A., 1969
Phi Beta Kappa
President, Philanthropic Societies
Chair, Carolina Political Union
Yale University, J. D., 1972

Private Practice
Summer Law Clerk, Chambers, Stein, Ferguson & Lanning, 1970
Partner and Chairman of Litigation Department, Lewis, White & Clay, Detroit, 1973-1997

Judicial Experience
Law Clerk, the Honorable Damon J. Keith, U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, 1972-1973
Judge, U. S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, 1997-present

Judicial Committees & Activities
Merit Selection Panel on U. S. Magistrate Judges, 1980-1981
Sixth Circuit Judicial Conference, Life Member
U. S. Bankruptcy Judge Merit Committee for Eastern District of Michigan, 1986-1987
Sixth Circuit Committee on the Bicentennial of the Constitution, 1986
Local Rules Advisory Committee of the U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, 1992-1995
Mediator, Mediation Tribunal Associationof the Third Judicial Circuit of Michigan, 1993-1997
Hearing Panelist, Attorney Discipline Board of the State of Michigan, 1985-1997

Government Service
Special Assistant Attorney General, State of Michigan, 1974-1975

Professional Associations
State Bar of Michigan, 1972-present
Wolverine Bar Association, 1973-present
American Bar Association, 1973-present
Detroit Bar Association, 1973-present
Board of Directors, 1973
Co-Chairperson, Public Advisory Committee, 1988-1990
National Bar Association, Life Member
American Arbitration Association, 1978-1982
Michigan Society of Hospital Attorneys, 1978-1997
National Association of Railroad Trial Counsel, 1978-1977
State Bar of Michigan Insurance Law Committee, 1984-1986
Bar of District of Columbia Court of Appeals, 1997-present
Disrict of Columbia Bar Association, 1994-present

Civic & Other Activities
Yale Law School Association, Executive Committee, 1990-1993
NAACP, Life member
Detroit Chapter, 100 Black Men
Museum of African American History of Detroit
Member, Executive Committee of the Yale Law School Association

Honors and Awards
John Hay Whitney Opportunity Fellow, Yale University

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