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Sheridan, Peter G.

Born 1950 in Cambridge, MA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey
Nominated by George W. Bush on February 14, 2005, to a seat vacated by Stephen M. Orlofsky. Confirmed by the Senate on June 8, 2006, and received commission on June 12, 2006. Assumed senior status on June 14, 2018.

Education:
St. Peter`s College, B.S., 1972
Seton Hall University School of Law, J.D., 1977

Professional Career:

Law clerk, Hon. James J. Petrella, Superior Court of New Jersey, Bergen County, 1977-1978
Attorney, Office of the New Jersey Solicitor, Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, 1978-1981
Private practice, New Jersey, 1981-1984, 1990-2006
Vice president and general counsel, Atlantic City Casino Association, 1984-1987
Director of authorities unit, Office of Gov. Thomas Kean, New Jersey, 1987-1990
Executive director, New Jersey Republican State Committee, 1993-1994

Other Nominations/Recess Appointments:

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey, November 5, 2003; no Senate vote