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Matz, A. Howard

Born 1943 in Brooklyn, NY

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Central District of California
Nominated by William J. Clinton on October 20, 1997, to a seat vacated by Harry L. Hupp. Confirmed by the Senate on June 26, 1998, and received commission on June 29, 1998. Assumed senior status on July 11, 2011. Service terminated on April 1, 2013, due to retirement.

Columbia University, A.B., 1965
Harvard Law School, J.D., 1968

Professional Career:

Law clerk, Hon. Morris E. Lasker, U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York, 1969-1970
Private practice, New York City, 1970-1972
Private practice, Los Angeles, California, 1972-1974, 1979-1998
Assistant U.S. attorney, Central District of California, 1974-1978; chief, special prosecutions unit, 1977-1978