History of the Federal Judiciary

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Vitaliano, Eric Nicholas
Born 1948 in Staten Island, NY

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
Nominated by George W. Bush on October 6, 2005, to a seat vacated by Arthur D. Spatt. Confirmed by the Senate on December 21, 2005, and received commission on January 19, 2006. Assumed senior status on February 28, 2017.

Fordham College, B.A., 1968
New York University School of Law, J.D., 1971

Professional Career:
Law clerk, Hon. Mark A. Costantino, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York, 1971-1972
Private practice, New York, 1972-1979, 1981-1985, 1999-2001
Chief of staff, U.S. Rep. John M. Murphy, New York, 1979-1981
State assemblyman, New York, 1983-2002
Judge, Civil Court of the City of New York, 2002-2005


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