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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.

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

Staff Information

Chambers: (718) 613-2450


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