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Crotty, Paul Austin
Born 1941 in Buffalo, NY

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
Nominated by George W. Bush on February 14, 2005, to a seat vacated by Harold Baer, Jr.. Confirmed by the Senate on April 11, 2005, and received commission on April 15, 2005. Assumed senior status on August 1, 2015.

Education:
University of Notre Dame, B.A., 1962
Cornell Law School, LL.B., 1967

Professional Career:
U.S. Naval Reserve, 1962-1968
Law clerk, Hon. Lloyd F. MacMahon, U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York, 1967-1969
Private practice, New York City, 1969-1984, 1988-1993
Office of Financial Services, New York City, 1984-1988; commissioner, 1984; commissioner of finance, 1984-1986; commissioner of housing preservation and development, 1986-1988
Corporation counsel, New York City, 1994-1997
Group president, Verizon Communications, New York and Connecticut region, 1997-2005

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, September 7, 2004; no Senate vote

 

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