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Ellis, Sara Lee

Born 1969 in London, Ontario, Canada

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
Nominated by Barack Obama on May 6, 2013, to a seat vacated by Joan B. Gottschall. Confirmed by the Senate on October 7, 2013, and received commission on October 8, 2013.

Education:
Indiana University, B.A., 1991
Loyola University Chicago School of Law, J.D., 1994

Professional Career:

Staff attorney, Federal Defender Program, Chicago, Illinois, 1994-2000
Private practice, Chicago, Illinois, 2000-2004, 2008-2013
Assistant corporation counsel, Chicago, Illinois, 2004-2008