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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.

Education:
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. Jose 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