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Furman, Jesse Matthew

Born 1972 in New York, NY

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
Nominated by Barack Obama on June 7, 2011, to a seat vacated by Alvin K. Hellerstein. Confirmed by the Senate on February 17, 2012, and received commission on February 17, 2012.

Harvard University, B.A., 1994
Yale Law School, J.D., 1998

Professional Career:

Law clerk, Hon. Michael B. Mukasey, U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York, 1998-1999
Law clerk, Hon. José A. Cabranes, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, 1999-2000
Private practice, New Haven, Connecticut, 2000-2002, 2003-2004
Law clerk, Hon. David H. Souter, Supreme Court of the United States, 2002-2003
Assistant U.S. attorney, Southern District of New York, 2004-2007, 2009-2012; deputy chief appellate attorney, 2009-2012
Counselor to the Attorney General of the United States, 2007-2009