The court is pleased to announce that Peter R. Marksteiner took the oath of office as the Clerk of Court on Thursday, May 5, 2016, at 10 a.m. In the Federal Circuit, the Clerk of Court also serves as the Circuit Executive.
Mr. Marksteiner holds a Bachelor of Science in Criminology, cum laude, from Florida State University, where he was also a Distinguished Graduate of the Air Force Reserve Officer Training Program, a Juris Doctor with Honors from Florida State University, a Master of Aeronautical Science from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, and a Master of Laws with Distinction from the Georgetown University Law Center. Mr. Marksteiner recently retired from the U.S. Air Force Judge Advocate General’s Corps as a colonel. He is the recipient of numerous military awards and decorations, including the Legion of Merit and the ABA Standing Committee on Armed Forces Law Career Military Service Award for the Air Force. Read more about Mr. Marksteiner in the entry below announcing his selection.
The court’s former Circuit Executive and Clerk of Court, Dan O’Toole, has retired for health reasons.