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U.S. Court of Federal Claims: Braden, Susan Gertrude

Born 1948 in Youngstown, OH

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Federal Claims
Nominated by George W. Bush on January 7, 2003, to a seat vacated by Roger Barry Andewelt. Confirmed by the Senate on July 9, 2003, and received commission on July 14, 2003. Served as chief judge, 2017-2018. Assumed senior status on July 13, 2018. Service terminated on September 23, 2020, due to retirement.

Case Western Reserve University, B.A., 1970
Case Western Reserve University School of Law, J.D., 1973

Professional Career:
Antitrust Division, U.S. Department of Justice, 1973-1980; trial attorney, Cleveland, Ohio, 1973-1978; senior trial attorney, Washington, D.C., 1978-1980
Federal Trade Commission, 1980-1985; senior attorney advisor, 1980-1983; senior counsel and special assistant to the chairman, 1983-1985
Private practice, Washington, D.C., 1985-2003