History of the Federal Judiciary

  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Pollak, Louis Heilprin
Born December 7, 1922, in New York, NY
Died May 8, 2012, in West Mount Airy, PA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania
Nominated by Jimmy Carter on June 7, 1978, to a seat vacated by A. Leon Higginbotham. Confirmed by the Senate on July 10, 1978, and received commission on July 12, 1978. Assumed senior status on January 1, 1991. Service terminated on May 8, 2012, due to death.

Harvard University, B.A., 1943
Yale Law School, LL.B., 1948

Professional Career:
U.S. Army, 1943-1946
Law clerk, Hon. Wiley B. Rutledge, Supreme Court of the United States, 1948-1949
Private practice, New York City, 1949-1951
Attorney and special assistant to Ambassador-at-Large Philip C. Jessup, U.S. Department of State, 1951-1953
Assistant counsel, Amalgamated Clothing Workers, New York City, 1954-1955
Faculty, Yale Law School, 1955-1974; dean, 1965-1970
Faculty, University of Pennsylvania Law School, 1974-1978; dean, 1975-1978
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