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Bryant, Vanessa Lynne

Born 1954 in Queens, NY

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut
Nominated by George W. Bush on January 9, 2007, to a seat vacated by Dominic J. Squatrito. Confirmed by the Senate on March 28, 2007, and received commission on April 2, 2007. Assumed senior status on February 1, 2021.

Howard University, B.A., 1975
University of Connecticut School of Law, J.D., 1978

Professional Career:

Private practice, Hartford, Connecticut, 1978-1981, 1992-1998
Counsel, Aetna Life & Casualty Company, 1981-1989
Counsel, Shawmut Bank, 1989-1990
Vice president and general counsel, Connecticut Housing Finance Authority, 1990-1992
Judge, Connecticut Superior Court, 1998-2007

Other Nominations/Recess Appointments:

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut, January 25, 2006; no Senate vote