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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.

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

Former name: Susan Braden Cyphert