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Retired Federal Judge to Speak at VMI Convocation

LEXINGTON, Va., Aug. 31, 2022—Retired federal judge J. Michael Luttig will speak on the U.S. Constitution and the Supreme Court during the academic convocation at Virginia Military Institute on Wednesday, September 7, at 10 a.m. in Cameron Hall on Main Street. The event is free and open to the public.

Luttig was appointed to the federal bench by President George H.W. Bush in 1991 and served on the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for 15 years. Prior to that, he served as assistant attorney general at the U.S. Department of Justice, and counselor to the Attorney General of the United States. He was deputy assistant attorney general at the U.S. Department of Justice from 1990-1991.

Luttig has served as counselor and special advisor to the CEO and the board of directors of the Coca-Cola Company since January 2021. 

Prior to joining Coca-Cola, Luttig was counselor and senior advisor to the Boeing Company CEO and board of directors. He was executive vice president and general counsel for Boeing from 2006 to 2020.

Luttig was assistant counsel to President Ronald Reagan from 1981 to 1982. From 1982 to 1983, he was a law clerk to Judge Antonin Scalia at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit.  From 1983 to 1985, he served as a law clerk and then special assistant to the Chief Justice of the United States, Warren E. Burger. 

Luttig earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from Washington and Lee University and his law degree from the University of Virginia. 


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