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Sheridan, Peter G.

Born 1950 in Cambridge, MA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey
Nominated by George W. Bush on February 14, 2005, to a seat vacated by Stephen M. Orlofsky. Confirmed by the Senate on June 8, 2006, and received commission on June 12, 2006. Assumed senior status on June 14, 2018.

St. Peter's College, B.S., 1972
Seton Hall University School of Law, J.D., 1977

Professional Career:

Law clerk, Hon. James J. Petrella, Superior Court of New Jersey, Bergen County, 1977-1978
Attorney, Office of the New Jersey Solicitor, Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, 1978-1981
Private practice, New Jersey, 1981-1984, 1990-2006
Vice president and general counsel, Atlantic City Casino Association, 1984-1987
Director of authorities unit, Office of Gov. Thomas Kean, New Jersey, 1987-1990
Executive director, New Jersey Republican State Committee, 1993-1994

Other Nominations/Recess Appointments:

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey, November 5, 2003; no Senate vote