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|Current Court Information:|
|United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit|
|Appointed by:||Ronald Reagan|
|Active:||6/15/1987 - 6/30/2010|
|Chief:||1997 - 2004|
|Senior:||6/30/2010 - Present|
|Preceded by:||Marion Bennett|
|Succeeded by:||Jimmie V. Reyna|
|Past post:||Judge, United States Court of Claims|
|Past term:||1982 - 1987|
|Undergraduate:||U.S. Military Academy, 1963|
|Law School:||William and Marry School of Law, 1971|
|Military service:||U.S. Army 1963 - 1975|
Haldane Robert Mayer is a Federal Appeals judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. He joined the court in 1987 after being nominated by President Ronald Reagan. Mayer took senior status on June 30, 2010.
Mayer graduated from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point with his bachelor's degree in 1963 and later graduated from William and Mary Law with his J.D. in 1971 and also served in the U.S. Army from 1963 to 1975.
- 1992-Present: Adjunct Professor, Virgina Law
- 1982-1987: Judge, United States Court of Claims
- 1981-1982: U.S. Merit Systems Protection Board
- 1980-1981: Private practice, Washington, D.C.
- 1977-1980: Special assistant, Hon. Warren Burger
- 1975-1977: Adjunct Professor, Virgina Law
- 1975-1977: Private practice, Charlottesville, Virginia
- 1970-1972: Law clerk, Hon. John Butzner, Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals
- 1963-1975: U.S. Army 
Mayer was nominated by Ronald Reagan on February 3, 1987 to a seat vacated by Marion Bennett as Bennett assumed senior status. Mayer was Confirmed by the Senate on June 11, 1987 on a majority voice vote and received commission on June 15, 1987. Mayer has served as the chief judge of the Federal Circuit from 1997 to 2004. Mayer took senior status on June 30, 2010.
|Federal judicial offices|
|Court of Appeals for Federal Circuit
Jimmie V. Reyna
Chief Judge: Randall Rader • Kathleen M. O'Malley • Sharon Prost • Pauline Newman • Kimberly Moore • Alan Lourie • Timothy Dyk • Evan Wallach • Jimmie V. Reyna • Richard Gary Taranto • Raymond Chen • Todd Hughes
|Former judges||Paul Michel • Arthur Gajarsa • Daniel Friedman • Glenn Archer • James Almond • Jean Bissell • Phillip Baldwin • Marion Bennett • Arnold Cowen • Oscar Davis • Shiro Kashiwa • Don Laramore • Howard Markey • Jack Miller • Philip Nichols • Helen Nies • Giles Rich • Byron Skelton • Edward Smith • Edward Samuel Smith •|
|Former Chief judges|