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Sand, Leonard Burke

Born May 24, 1928, in New York, NY
Died December 3, 2016, in Sleepy Hollow, NY

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
Nominated by Jimmy Carter on April 7, 1978, to a seat vacated by Charles M. Metzner. Confirmed by the Senate on May 17, 1978, and received commission on May 19, 1978. Assumed senior status on July 1, 1993. Service terminated on December 3, 2016, due to death.

New York University School of Commerce, B.S., 1947
Harvard Law School, LL.B., 1951

Professional Career:

U.S. Naval Reserve ensign, 1951-1953
Law clerk, U.S. Department of Justice, 1952-1953
Assistant U.S. attorney, Southern District of New York, 1953-1954
Private practice, New York City, 1954-1956, 1960-1978
Assistant to the solicitor general, U.S. Department of Justice, 1956-1959