History of the Federal Judiciary


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Shah, Manish Suresh
Born 1972 in New York, NY

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
Nominated by Barack Obama on January 6, 2014, to a seat vacated by Joan Humphrey Lefkow. Confirmed by the Senate on April 30, 2014, and received commission on May 1, 2014.

Education:
Stanford University, B.A., 1994
University of Chicago Law School, J.D., 1998

Professional Career:
Private practice, San Francisco, California, 1998-1999
Law clerk, Hon. James B. Zagel, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois, 1999-2001
Assistant U.S. attorney, Northern District of Illinois, 2001-2014; deputy chief, general crimes, 2007-2008; deputy chief, financial crimes & special prosecutions, 2008-2011; chief, criminal appeals, 2011-2012; chief, criminal division, 2012-2014

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, September 19, 2013; no Senate vote

 

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