[photo, Jonathan Biran, Court of Appeals Judge] JONATHAN BIRAN, Judge, Court of Appeals, 5th Appellate Judicial Circuit (Anne Arundel, Calvert, Charles & St. Mary's Counties), since December 16, 2019. Member, Court Operations Committee, 2021-, Judicial Council.

Staff Counsel, Office of Independent Counsel, 1995-96. Trial Attorney, Public Integrity Section, U.S. Department of Justice, 1996-2000.

Assistant U.S. Attorney, District of Connecticut, 2000-06; Assistant U.S. Attorney, District of Maryland, 2006-13 (appellate chief, 2010-13). Founding coordinator, Maryland Mortgage Fraud Task Force, U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of Maryland, 2009-10.

Born in New York, New York, 1966. Swarthmore College, B.A. (history), with honors, 1988; Stanford Law School, J.D., 1993 (editor, 1991-92 & executive editor, 1992-93, Stanford Law Review). Law clerk to Judge David F. Levi, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California, 1993-94. Admitted to California Bar, 1993; District of Columbia Bar, 1996; Maryland Bar, 2012. Associate, Skadden Arps, 1994-95. Partner, Biran Kelly LLC, 2013-17. Partner, Rifkin Weiner Livingston LLC, 2018. Shareholder, Baker Donelson, 2018-19. Member, Maryland State Bar Association.
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