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.

Education:
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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