||Shira A. Scheindlin
Judge Shira A. Scheindlin is a U.S. Federal Judge
Judge Shira A. Scheindlin was born in 1946 in Washington, DC.
Judge, U. S. District Court, Southern District of New York
Nominated by William J. Clinton on July 28, 1994, to a seat vacated by Louis J. Freeh; Confirmed by the Senate on September 28, 1994, and received commission on September 29, 1994.
U.S. Magistrate, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York, 1982-1986.
University of Michigan, B.A., 1967.
Columbia University, M.A., 1969.
Cornell Law School, J.D., 1975.
Private practice, New York City, 1975-1976.
Law clerk, Hon. Charles Brieant, Jr., U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York, 1976-1977.
Assistant U.S. attorney, Eastern District of New York, 1977-1981.
General counsel, New York City Department of Investigation, 1981-1982.
Adjunct professor, Brooklyn Law School, 1983-1994.
Private practice, Short Hills, New Jersey, 1986-90.
Private practice, New York City, 1990-1994.
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