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Young Alumnus to Clerk for Chief Justice Roberts

Global Human Rights CertificateChristopher DiPompeo L'09, former editor-in-chief of the University of Pennsylvania Law Review, has been selected to clerk for Chief Justice John Roberts during the 2011-12 term. DiPompeo completed a clerkship last year for the Honorable Paul V. Niemeyer of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit.

He earned a number of honors at the Law School including an Outstanding Service Award and the John M. Maurer Memorial Prize in Criminal Law. In addition, he was awarded a Blackstone Legal Fellowship, a competitive leadership development program for first-year law students. He was president of the Christian Legal Society and a member of the Federalist Society and American Inns of Court. A young man of many accomplishments, DiPompeo writes poetry and is learning to read Ancient Greek.