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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.

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
Board member, Federal Judicial Center, 2023-present