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Saylor, F. Dennis IV

Born 1955 in Royal Oak, MI

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts
Nominated by George W. Bush on July 30, 2003, to a seat vacated by Robert E. Keeton. Confirmed by the Senate on June 1, 2004, and received commission on June 2, 2004. Served as chief judge, 2020-present.

Other Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court, 2011-2018

Northwestern University, B.S., 1977
Harvard Law School, J.D., 1981

Professional Career:

Private practice, Boston, Massachusetts, 1981-1987, 1993-2004
Assistant U.S. attorney, District of Massachusetts, 1987-1990
Special counsel and chief of staff to the assistant attorney general, Criminal Division, U.S. Department of Justice, 1990-1993