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Hochberg, Faith S.
Born 1950 in East Orange, NJ

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey
Nominated by William J. Clinton on April 22, 1999, to a seat vacated by Joseph H. Rodriguez. Confirmed by the Senate on November 10, 1999, and received commission on November 15, 1999. Service terminated on March 6, 2015, due to retirement.

Tufts University, B.A., 1972
Harvard Law School, J.D., 1975

Professional Career:
Law clerk, Hon. Spottswood Robinson, U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, 1975-1976
Special assistant to the chairman, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, 1976
Private practice, Newark, New Jersey, 1977-1983, 1987-1990
Assistant U.S. attorney, District of New Jersey, 1983-1987
Senior deputy chief counsel, Office of Thrift Supervison, U.S. Department of the Treasury, 1990-1993
Deputy assistant secretary for law enforcement, U.S. Department of the Treasury, 1993-1994
U.S. attorney for the District of New Jersey, 1994-1999

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey, November 27, 1995; no Senate vote


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