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Morton Greenberg

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Morton Greenberg
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Current Court Information:
United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
Title:   Senior Judge
Station:   Philadelphia, PA
Service:
Appointed by:   Ronald Reagan
Active:   3/23/1987 - 6/30/2000
Senior:   6/30/2000 - Present
Preceded by:   Leonard Garth
Personal History
Born:   1933
Hometown:   Carnegie, PA
Undergraduate:   U. of Pennsylvania '54
Law School:   Yale Law '57



Morton Ira Greenberg (b. 1933) is a federal appeals judge with the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit based in Philadelphia. Greenberg is serving on senior status.[1]

Early life and education

Greenberg graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with his bachelor's degree in 1954 and graduated from Yale Law with his bachelor's degree in 1957.[1]

Professional career

  • Law clerk, Office of the State Attorney General of New Jersey, 1957-1958
  • Deputy state attorney general, New Jersey, 1958-1960
  • Private practice, Cape May, New Jersey, 1960-1971
  • County attorney, Cape May, New Jersey, 1970-1971
  • First assistant prosecuting attorney, Cape May, New Jersey, 1971
  • Assistant state attorney general, New Jersey, 1971-1973
  • Judge, Law Division, New Jersey Superior Court, 1973-1976
  • Judge, Chancery Division, New Jersey Superior Court, 1976-1980
  • Judge, Appellate Division, New Jersey Superior Court, 1980-1987[1]

Judicial career

Greenberg was nominated by President Ronald Reagan on February 11, 1987 to a seat vacated by Leonard Garth as Garth assumed senior status. Greenberg was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on March 20, 1987 on a majority voice vote and received commission on March 23, 1987[2]. Greenberg assumed senior status on June 30, 2000.

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
Leonard Garth
Third Circuit Court of Appeals
1987–present
Succeeded by:
Michael Chertoff