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Gallagher, John Michael

Born 1966 in New York, NY

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
Nominated by Donald J. Trump on October 15, 2019, to a seat vacated by Joel Harvey Slomsky. Confirmed by the Senate on December 19, 2019, and received commission on December 31, 2019.

Long Island University, B.S., 1989
New York Law School, J.D., 1994

Professional Career:

Police officer, New York City, 1989-1994
Assistant district attorney, Bronx County, New York, 1994-1996
Assistant special prosecutor, New York City Police Department, 1996-1997
Assistant district attorney, Monroe County, Pennsylvania, 1997-1998
Special counsel to police commissioner, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1998-2000
White House fellow, counsel to Attorney General, U.S. Department of Justice, 2000-2001
Assistant U.S. attorney and civil rights coordinator, District of New Mexico, 2001-2003
Assistant chief of police, Administration Division, Miami, Florida, 2003-2004
Assistant U.S. attorney, Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 2004-2019; chief, Allentown Branch Office, 2014-2019