History of the Federal Judiciary

  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Hornak, Mark Raymond
Born 1956 in Homestead, PA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania
Nominated by Barack Obama on January 5, 2011, to a seat vacated by Donetta W. Ambrose. Confirmed by the Senate on October 19, 2011, and received commission on October 19, 2011.

University of Pittsburgh, B.A., 1978
University of Pittsburgh School of Law, J.D., 1981

Professional Career:
Law clerk, Hon. James M. Sprouse, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, 1981-1982
Adjunct professor, University of Pittsburgh School of Law, 1989-1993
Private practice, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1982-2011

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania, December 1, 2010; no Senate vote


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