History of the Federal Judiciary


  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Nathan, Alison Julie
Born 1972 in Philadelphia, PA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
Nominated by Barack Obama on March 31, 2011, to a seat vacated by Sidney H. Stein. Confirmed by the Senate on October 13, 2011, and received commission on October 17, 2011.

Education:
Cornell University, B.A., 1994
Cornell Law School, J.D., 2000

Professional Career:
Law clerk, Hon. Betty B. Fletcher, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, 2000-2001
Law clerk, Hon. John Paul Stevens, Supreme Court of the United States, 2001-2002
Private practice, Washington, D.C., 2002-2005
Private practice, New York City, 2005-2006
Visiting assistant professor, Fordham University School of Law, 2006-2008
Fritz Alexander fellow, New York University School of Law, 2008-2009
Associate White House counsel and special assistant to President Barack Obama, 2009-2010
Special counsel to the solicitor general, State of New York, 2010-2011

 

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