History of the Federal Judiciary


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Sullivan, Richard Joseph
Born 1964 in Manhasset, NY

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
Nominated by George W. Bush on February 15, 2007, to a seat vacated by Michael B. Mukasey. Confirmed by the Senate on June 28, 2007, and received commission on August 1, 2007.

Education:
College of William and Mary, B.A., 1986
Yale Law School, J.D., 1990

Professional Career:
Law clerk, Hon. David M. Ebel, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit, 1990-1991
Private practice, New York, 1991-1994
Assistant U.S. attorney, Southern District of New York, 1994-2005
Deputy general counsel, Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc., 2005-2007
General counsel, Marsh, Inc., 2006-2007

 

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