The Honorable Edith Brown Clement

Circuit Judge 
United States Court of Appeals
Fifth Circuit
New Orleans, LA

Edith Brown Clement was appointed to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit 2001 after having served as a U. S. District Judge for the Eastern District of Louisiana since 1991. She was a maritime attorney in the New Orleans law firm of Jones, Walker, Waechter, Poitevent, Carrere & Denegre from 1975 - 1991. Judge Clement received her undergraduate degree from the University of Alabama in 1969 and her J.D. from Tulane Law School in 1973 and served as law clerk to the late U.S. District Judge Herbert W. Christenberry from 1973-1975.

Memberships include: Maritime Law Association of the United States; the Federal Bar Association; the Federalist Society Advisory Board, Louisiana Chapter; American Inn of Court, Tulane Law School; Tulane Admiralty Law Institute Advisory Board; the Committee on the Administrative Office of the Judicial Conference of the United States (1995-2001); James Madison Program in American Ideals and Institutions, Advisory Council at Princeton University; Foundation for Research on Economics & the Environment, Board Member; Sugar Bowl Committee.