Judge Pamela K. Chen

United States District Court Judge for the Eastern District of New York

 
Born 1961 in Chicago, IL
 
Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
Nominated by Barack Obama on January 4, 2013, to a seat vacated by Raymond Joseph Dearie. Confirmed by the Senate on March 4, 2013, and received commission on March 5, 2013.
 
Education:
University of Michigan, B.A., 1983
Georgetown University Law Center, J.D., 1986
 
Professional Career:
Private practice, Washington, D.C., 1986-1991
Trial attorney, Special Litigation Section, Civil Rights Division, U.S. Department of Justice, 1991-1998; senior trial attorney, 1992-1998
Assistant U.S. attorney, Eastern District of New York, 1998-2007, 2008-2013; chief, Civil Rights Litigation Unit, 2003-2006; deputy chief, Public Integrity Section, 2006-2007; chief, Civil Rights Section, 2006-2007, 2008-2013
Deputy commissioner for enforcement, New York State Division of Human Rights, 2008

Staff Information

Chambers: (718) 613-2510
Courtroom Deputy: (718) 613-2515

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