History of the Federal Judiciary

  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Rosenthal, Lee Hyman
Born 1952 in Richmond, IN

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas
Nominated by George H.W. Bush on March 20, 1992, to a new seat authorized by 104 Stat. 5089. Confirmed by the Senate on May 12, 1992, and received commission on May 13, 1992. Served as chief judge, 2016-present.

University of Chicago, B.A., 1974
University of Chicago Law School, J.D., 1977

Professional Career:
Law clerk, Hon. John R. Brown, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, 1977-1978
Private practice, Houston, Texas, 1978-1992


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