History of the Federal Judiciary


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Abrams, Ronnie
Born 1968 in New York, NY

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
Nominated by Barack Obama on July 28, 2011, to a seat vacated by Lewis A. Kaplan. Confirmed by the Senate on March 22, 2012, and received commission on March 23, 2012.

Education:
Cornell University, B.A., 1990
Yale Law School, J.D., 1993

Professional Career:
Law clerk, Hon. Thomas P. Griesa, U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York, 1993-1994
Private practice, New York City, 1994-1998, 2008-2012
Assistant U.S. attorney, Southern District of New York, 1998-2008; acting chief, General Crimes Unit, 2004-2005; chief, General Crimes Unit, 2005-2007; deputy chief, Criminal Division, 2007-2008
Lecturer-in-law, Columbia University School of Law, 2008-

 

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