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Judge Nina Gershon

United States District Court Judge for the Eastern District of New York
Born 1940 in Chicago, IL
Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
Nominated by William J. Clinton on October 18, 1995, to a seat vacated by Leonard D. Wexler. Confirmed by the Senate on July 30, 1996, and received commission on August 1, 1996. Assumed senior status on October 16, 2008.
U.S. Magistrate, U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York, 1976-1996
Cornell University, B.A., 1962
Yale Law School, LL.B., 1965
Professional Career:
Staff attorney, Appellate Division of the Supreme Court of the State of New York, Mental Health Information Service, 1966-1968
Assistant corporation counsel, Appeals Division, New York City Law Department, 1968-1969; 1970-1972
Professor of law and political science, University of California, San Diego, 1969-1970
Attorney, New York City Law Department, 1972-1976
Chief, Federal Appeals Division, 1972-1975
Chief, Consumer Protection Division, 1975-1976
Adjunct professor of law, Cardozo School of Law, 1986-1988

Staff Information

Chambers:(718) 613-2650
Courtroom Deputy:(718) 613-2655

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