|Justice Egidijus Šileikis was born on 8 May 1967 in the Zarasai district. In 1990, he graduated from the Faculty of Law of Vilnius University. He worked as an intern in the same faculty. In 1991, he finished master’s studies at Frankfurt University (Federal Republic of Germany) and, in 1994, he finished post-graduate studies at the same university and received the degree of doctor of legal science. In 1994–1997, he worked as an assistant and senior assistant of the Faculty of Law of Vilnius University. He also worked as the dean of this faculty. As from 1996, he was an adviser at the Legal Division of the Office of the Seimas, and as from 1998—an adviser at the Office of the Government on issues of public administration. In 1997–1998, he was on internship at Frankfurt University, and in 2004—at the Humboldt University of Berlin. In 2002–2005, he was an associate professor at the Faculty of Law of Vilnius University and, since 2005, he has been a professor at the same faculty. He has written several books and articles on constitutional law.
In March 2008, Mr. Egidijus Šileikis was appointed a justice of the Constitutional Court.