History of the Federal Judiciary


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Berman, Richard M.
Born 1943 in New York, NY

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
Nominated by William J. Clinton on May 21, 1998, to a seat vacated by Kevin Thomas Duffy. Confirmed by the Senate on October 21, 1998, and received commission on October 22, 1998. Assumed senior status on September 11, 2011.

Education:
Cornell University, B.S., 1964
New York University School of Law, J.D., 1967
Fordham University, M.S.W., 1996

Professional Career:
Private practice, New York, 1970-1974
Executive assistant, U.S. Sen. Jacob Javits, New York, 1974-1977
Executive director, New York State Alliance to Save Energy, Inc., 1977-1978
General counsel and executive vice president, Warner Cable Corporation, 1978-1986
Private practice, New York City, 1986-1995
Judge, Queens County [New York] Family Court, 1995-1998

 

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