History of the Federal Judiciary

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Seibel, Cathy
Born 1960 in West Islip, NY

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
Nominated by George W. Bush on March 11, 2008, to a seat vacated by Richard Conway Casey. Confirmed by the Senate on July 22, 2008, and received commission on July 30, 2008.

Princeton University, A.B., 1982
Fordham University School of Law, J.D., 1985

Professional Career:
Law clerk, Hon. Joseph M. McLaughlin, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York, 1985-1987
Assistant U.S. attorney, Southern District of New York, 1987-1991, 1993-2008; assistant U.S. attorney-in-charge, 1997-1999; senior trial counsel, 1999-2005; deputy U.S. attorney, 2005-2008
Special assistant U.S. attorney, Western District of Washington, 1991-1993


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