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Mukasey, Michael B.
Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
Nominated by Ronald Reagan on July 27, 1987, to a seat vacated by Abraham D. Sofaer. Confirmed by the Senate on November 6, 1987, and received commission on November 9, 1987. Served as chief judge, 2000-2006. Assumed senior status on August 1, 2006. Service terminated on September 9, 2006, due to retirement.
Columbia University, A.B., 1963
Yale Law School, LL.B., 1967
Private practice, New York City, 1967-1972, 1976-1987
Assistant U.S. attorney, Southern District of New York, 1972-1976; chief, Official Corruption Unit, 1975-1976
Member, Judicial Conference of the United States, 2005-2006
Attorney General of the United States, 2007-2009