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Kennelly, Matthew F.
Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
Nominated by William J. Clinton on January 26, 1999, to a seat vacated by Paul E. Plunkett. Confirmed by the Senate on April 15, 1999, and received commission on April 22, 1999.
University of Notre Dame, B.A., 1978
Harvard Law School, J.D., 1981
Private practice, Chicago, Illinois, 1981-1982, 1984-1999
Law clerk, Hon. Prentice Marshall, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois, 1982-1984
Member, U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation, 2019-present
Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, September 16, 1998; no Senate vote