Cathy Seibel

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Current Court Information:
United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
Title:   Judge
Position:   Seat #11
Station:   White Plains, NY
Service:
Appointed by:   George W. Bush
Active:   07/30/1998 - Present
Preceded by:   Richard Casey
Personal History
Born:   1960
Hometown:   West Islip, NY
Undergraduate:   Princeton U., A.B., 1982
Law School:   Fordham U. Law, J.D., 1985



Cathy Seibel is a federal judge for the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York. She joined the court in 2008 after being nominated by President George W. Bush. Prior to her appointment to the federal bench, Seibel served as Deputy U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York from 2005 to 2008.[1]

Early life and education

Born in West Islip, New York, Seibel graduated from Princeton University with her bachelor's degree in 1982 and later from Fordham School of Law with her J.D. degree in 1985.[1]

Professional career

Seibel was a law clerk for Federal District Judge Joseph M. McLaughlin for the Eastern District of New York from 1985 to 1987. From 1987 to 1991, Seibel was an Assistant U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York with the U.S. Attorney's Office. Seibel was assigned to serve as Special Assistant U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Washington from 1991 to 1993. From 1993 to 1997, Seibel was Assistant U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York before serving as Lead Assistant U.S. Attorney there from 1997 to 1999. Seibel was also a Senior Trial Counsel with the United States Attorney's Office for the Southern District of New York from 1999 to 2005. Seibel was appointed Deputy U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, where she served from 2005 to 2008.[1]

Judicial career

Southern district of New York

Seibel was nominated to the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York by President George W. Bush on March 11, 2008 to a seat vacated by Richard Casey. Seibel was confirmed by the Senate on July 22, 1998 on a majority vote and received commission on July 30, 1998.[2]

Notable cases

See also

United States District Court for the Southern District of New York

External links

References

Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
Richard Casey
Southern District of New York
1998–Current
Succeeded by:
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