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Ponsor, Michael Adrian

Born 1946 in Chicago, IL

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts
Nominated by William J. Clinton on November 19, 1993, to a seat vacated by Frank H. Freedman. Confirmed by the Senate on February 10, 1994, and received commission on February 14, 1994. Assumed senior status on August 15, 2011.

Other Federal Judicial Service:
U.S. Magistrate, U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts, 1984-1994

Education:
Harvard University, B.A., 1969
Yale Law School, J.D., 1975
University of Oxford, M.A., 1979

Professional Career:

Law clerk, Hon. Joseph Tauro, U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts, 1975-1976
Private practice, Boston, Massachusetts, 1976-1978
Private practice, Amherst, Massachusetts, 1978-1983
Adjunct professor, Yale Law School, 1989-1991
Adjunct professor, Western New England College of Law, 1988-