Mr. Norris is a former law clerk to Justice Clarence Thomas of the U.S. Supreme Court, Judge William H. Pryor Jr. of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, and Judge Karen LeCraft Henderson of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit. He earned his B.A. cum laude in Mathematics, Philosophy, and Political Science from Vanderbilt University and his J.D. from Vanderbilt University Law School, where he was selected for the Order of the Coif. Mr. Norris is a member of the Tennessee and Virginia bars.