The Honorable LaShann DeArcy Hall received her commission to serve as a United States District Judge for the Eastern District of New York on November 17, 2015. Prior to her nomination by President Barack Obama, Judge DeArcy Hall worked as a commercial litigation trial lawyer, serving as an associate at Cravath, Swaine & Moore and Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher. Immediately prior to her judicial confirmation, Judge DeArcy Hall served as a partner in Morrison & Foerster’s commercial litigation group. Judge DeArcy Hall was twice appointed by Mayor Bloomberg to serve as a Commissioner on the New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission. She also served as a Commissioner on the New York State Joint Commission on Public Ethics. Judge DeArcy Hall received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Antioch College and graduated, magna cum laude, from Howard University School of Law in 2000. She served in the United States Air Force from 1995 to 1997.