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Lipman, Sheryl Halle

Born 1963 in Memphis, TN

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Tennessee
Nominated by Barack Obama on January 6, 2014, to a seat vacated by Jon Phipps McCalla. Confirmed by the Senate on April 30, 2014, and received commission on May 1, 2014.

Education:
University of Michigan, B.A., 1984
New York University School of Law, J.D., 1987

Professional Career:

Law clerk, Hon. Julia S. Gibbons, U.S. District Court, Western District of Tennessee, 1987-1988
Private practice, Washington, D.C., 1988-1991
Private practice, Memphis, Tennessee, 1991-1995, 1997-1999
Memphis Race Relations and Diversity Institute, 1996-1997; director of programs, 1996; vice president, 1997
University of Memphis, 1999-2014; senior attorney, 1999-2002; university counsel, 2002-2014

Other Nominations/Recess Appointments:

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Western District of Tennessee, August 1, 2013; no Senate vote