- Born 1960 in Ponce, Puerto Rico
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 Stephen C. Robinson. Confirmed by the Senate on December 5, 2011, and received commission on December 6, 2011.
Yale College, B.A., 1982
Harvard Law School, J.D., 1987
Private practice, New York City, 1987-1992, 2002-2011
Assistant U.S. attorney, Eastern District of New York, 1992-2002