[photo, Diana G. Motz, U.S. Court of Appeals Judge (Maryland)] DIANA GRIBBON MOTZ, Circuit Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, since June 16, 1994. Member, Advisory Committee on Appellate Rules, U.S. Judicial Conference.

Judge, Court of Special Appeals, 6th Appellate Circuit, 1991-94.

Assistant Attorney General, 1972-81, and Chief of Litigation, 1981-86, Office of Attorney General. Member, Federal Courts Study Committee, 1989-90. Member, Task Force on Feasibility of Future Consolidation of State Psychiatric Hospitals, 1993-95.

Born in Washington, DC, July 15, 1943. Attended Stone Ridge High School, Bethesda, Maryland; Vassar College, B.A., 1965; University of Virginia School of Law, J.D., 1968. Admitted to Maryland Bar, 1969. Associate, Piper & Marbury, 1968-71. Partner, Frank, Bernstein & Conaway, 1986-91. Member, American and Maryland State Bar Associations. Member, American Law Institute; American Bar Foundation; Maryland Bar Foundation. Board of Trustees, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, 1992- (executive committee, 1994-); Young Victorian Theatre; Baltimore City Bar Library. National Advisory Board, Bioethics Institute, The Johns Hopkins University. Author, "The Constitutionality and Advisability of Recess Appointments of Article III Judges," 97 Virginia Law Review 1665 (2011). Maryland's Top 100 Women, Daily Record, 1996, 2001. Rita C. Davidson Award, Women's Bar Association of Maryland, 1997. Maryland Women's Hall of Fame, 2012.

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