Hon. Benson Everett Legg


Director

Judge Legg is the former Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Maryland, serving in that role from 2003 to 2010. He was nominated to the Federal Court by President George H. W. Bush in September 1991 and was a member of the Court until he retired in February 2013. Judge Legg clerked for the Honorable Frank A. Kaufman of the United States District Court for the District of Maryland from 1973 until 1974, after which he joined the law firm of Venable, Baetjer & Howard (now known as Venable LLP) in 1975. Judge Legg became a partner of the firm in 1982 and remained in private practice until 1991 when he was confirmed as a Federal Judge.