Raymond M. Kethledge is a circuit judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, to which he was appointed on July 8, 2008. He received his BA in history from the University of Michigan in 1989 and his JD from Michigan Law School in 1993. He clerked for Justice Anthony Kennedy of the U.S. Supreme Court and Judge Ralph B. Guy Jr. of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. He also worked in the U.S. Senate and later, with two partners, founded a boutique litigation firm, now known as Bush Seyferth & Paige PLLC, in Troy, Michigan. His practice there included a broad mix of trial-court, appellate, and class-action litigation.