History of the Federal Judiciary

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Woods, Gregory Howard III
Born 1969 in Lewes, DE

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
Nominated by Barack Obama on May 9, 2013, to a seat vacated by Barbara S. Jones. Confirmed by the Senate on November 4, 2013, and received commission on November 18, 2013.

Williams College, B.A., 1991
Yale Law School, J.D., 1995

Professional Career:
Trial attorney, Commercial Litigation Branch, Civil Division, U.S. Department of Justice, 1995-1998
Private practice, New York City, 1998-2009
Deputy general counsel, U.S. Department of Transportation, 2009-2012
General counsel, U.S. Department of Energy, 2012-2013


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