Jeremy Kernodle

Hon. Jeremy Kernodle

Judge, United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas

Jeremy D. Kernodle is a judge on the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas. He was nominated by President Trump in 2018.

Kernodle previously served as a partner at Haynes and Boone, where he founded and chaired the firm’s False Claims Act practice group and focuses on representing healthcare providers and government contractors in federal courts throughout the country. He also served on the firm’s executive committee.

Kernodle is a past president of the Dallas Chapter of the Federal Bar Association and has served as secretary of the Dallas Bar Association’s Appellate Section.

Before joining Haynes and Boone, Kernodle was an attorney-advisor in the Office of Legal Counsel at the U.S. Department of Justice.

After earning his law degree at Vanderbilt in 2001, Kernodle was a law clerk for Judge Gerald Bard Tjoflat of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit. He then joined Covington and Burling in Washington, D.C., as an associate.

He earned his B.A. and B.B.A., both summa cum laude, from Harding University.


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