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Quraishi, Zahid Nisar

Born 1975 in New York, NY

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey
Nominated by Joseph R. Biden on April 19, 2021, to a seat vacated by Peter G. Sheridan. Confirmed by the Senate on June 10, 2021, and received commission on June 22, 2021.

Other Federal Judicial Service:
U.S. Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey, 2019-2021

John Jay College of Criminal Justice, B.A., 1997
Rutgers School of Law -- Newark, J.D., 2000

Professional Career:

Law clerk, Hon. Edwin H. Stern, Superior Court of New Jersey, Appellate Division, 2000-2001
Private practice, Newark, New Jersey, 2001-2003
U.S. Army captain, JAG Corps, 2003-2007
Private practice, Berkeley Heights, New Jersey, 2007
Assistant chief counsel, U.S. Department of Homeland Security, 2007-2008
Assistant U.S. attorney, District of New Jersey, 2008-2013
Private practice, Morristown, New Jersey, 2013-2019