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Gershon, Nina

Born 1940 in Chicago, IL

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York
Nominated by William J. Clinton on October 18, 1995, to a seat vacated by Leonard D. Wexler. Confirmed by the Senate on July 30, 1996, and received commission on August 1, 1996. Assumed senior status on October 16, 2008.

Other Federal Judicial Service:
U.S. Magistrate, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, 1976-1996

Education:
Cornell University, B.A., 1962
Yale Law School, LL.B., 1965

Professional Career:

Staff attorney, Mental Health Information Service, Supreme Court of the State of New York, Appellate Division, 1966-1968
Assistant corporation counsel, Appeals Division, New York City Law Department, 1968-1969; 1970-1972
Professor of law and political science, University of California, San Diego, 1969-1970
Attorney, New York City Law Department, 1972-1976; chief, Federal Appeals Division, 1972-1975; chief, Consumer Protection Division, 1975-1976
Adjunct professor of law, Cardozo School of Law, 1986-1988