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U.S. Court of Federal Claims: Block, Lawrence J.

Born 1951 in New York, NY

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Federal Claims
Nominated by George W. Bush on September 4, 2001, to a seat vacated by Eric Gerard Bruggink. Confirmed by the Senate on October 2, 2002, and received commission on October 3, 2002. Service terminated on January 8, 2016, due to retirement.

New York University, B.A., 1973
John Marshall Law School, Chicago, Illinois, J.D., 1981

Professional Career:
Law clerk, Hon. Roger J. Miner, U.S. District Court, Northern District of New York, 1981-1983
Private practice, New York City, 1983-1986
Litigation attorney, Commercial Litigation Branch, Civil Division, U.S. Department of Justice, 1986-1987
Senior attorney-advisor, Office of Policy Development, U.S. Department of Justice, 1987-1990
Deputy assistant general counsel for legal policy and acting assistant general counsel for legal policy and analysis, U.S. Department of Energy, 1990-1994
Senior counsel, U.S. Senate Committee on the Judiciary, 1994-2002