History of the Federal Judiciary

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Forrest, Katherine Bolan
Born 1964 in New York, NY

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
Nominated by Barack Obama on May 4, 2011, to a seat vacated by Jed S. Rakoff. Confirmed by the Senate on October 13, 2011, and received commission on October 17, 2011.

Wesleyan University, B.A., 1986
New York University School of Law, J.D., 1990

Professional Career:
Private practice, New York City, 1990-2010
Deputy assistant attorney general, U.S. Department of Justice, 2010-2011


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