The Honorable Bruce A. Markell
Bruce A. Markell is a United States Bankruptcy Judge based in Las Vegas. Judge Markell is a 1977 graduate of Pitzer College, and a 1980 graduate of the King Hall School of Law, University of California at Davis, where he was first in his class and editor-in-chief of the law review. Following graduation, he clerked for then-judge Anthony M. Kennedy when Justice Kennedy was a member of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. Judge Markell practiced law in Los Angeles for 10 years, leaving a partnership with Sidley & Austin to join the law faculty at Indiana University School of Law – Bloomington. Before joining the Boyd School of Law faculty in 1999, he was the Bruce W. Nichols Visiting Professor of Law at Harvard Law School and the Southeastern Bankruptcy Law Institute Visiting Professor of Law at Georgia State University. In 2004, he was appointed to the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Nevada.