Judge Rachel P. Kovner

United States District Court Judge for the Eastern District of New York
Born 1979 in New York, NY

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York
Nominated by Donald J. Trump on May 21, 2019, to a seat vacated by Carol Bagley Amon. Confirmed by the Senate on October 16, 2019, and received commission on October 17, 2019.

Education:
Harvard University, A.B., 2001
Stanford Law School, J.D., 2006
Temple Bar Scholar, American Inns of Court, 2008

Professional Career:
Law clerk, Hon. J. Harvie Wilkinson III, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, 2006-2007
Law clerk, Hon. Antonin Scalia, Supreme Court of the United States, 2007-2008
Assistant U.S. attorney, Southern District of New York, 2009-2013
Assistant to the solicitor general, U.S. Department of Justice, 2013-2019