History of the Federal Judiciary

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Engelmayer, Paul Adam
Born 1961 in New York, NY

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
Nominated by Barack Obama on February 2, 2011, to a seat vacated by Gerard E. Lynch. Confirmed by the Senate on July 26, 2011, and received commission on July 27, 2011.

Harvard College, B.A., 1983
Harvard Law School, J.D., 1987

Professional Career:
Reporter, Wall Street Journal, New York City, 1983-1984
Law clerk, Hon. Patricia M. Wald, U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, 1987-1988
Law clerk, Hon. Thurgood Marshall, Supreme Court of the United States, 1988-1989
Assistant U.S. attorney, Southern District of New York, 1989-1994, 1996-1999; deputy chief appellate attorney, 1994; chief, Major Crimes Unit, 1996-1999
Assistant to the solicitor general, U.S. Department of Justice, 1994-1996
Private practice, New York City, 2000-2011


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