Timothy B. Dyk is a federal appeals judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. He joined the court in 2000 after being nominated by President Bill Clinton.
Early life and education
Dyk was a law clerk for Associate Justices of the United States Supreme Court, Stanley Reed and Harold Burton in the Supreme Court of the United States from 1961 to 1962, and then clerked for Chief Justice of the United States Earl Warren from 1962 to 1963. Dyk served as Special Assistant to the Assistant Attorney General in the tax division of the U.S. Department of Justice from 1963 to 1964. Dyk was a private practice attorney in Washington, DC from 1964 to 2000 and also served as a Lecturer at Georgetown University Law Center in 1983, 1986, and 1989. Dyk served as visiting Professor and Lecturer at Virginia Law from 1984 to 1985 and from 1987 to 1988. Dyk also taught at Yale Law from 1986 to 1987 and in 1989. 
Federal judicial career
Dyk was nominated to the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit by President Bill Clinton on January 26, 1999 to a seat vacated by Glenn Archer. Dyk was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on May 24, 2000 on a Senate vote and received commission on May 25, 2000. 
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