Gerard Goettel

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Gerard Goettel
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Current Court Information:
United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
Title:   Senior Judge
Service:
Appointed by:   Gerald Ford
Active:   3/30/1976 - 8/5/1993
Preceded by:   Arnold Bauman
Succeeded by:   Lewis Kaplan
Personal History
Born:   1928
Undergraduate:   Duke University (1950)
Law School:   Columbia Law School (1955)

Gerard Louis Goettel (1928-present) is a federal judge on the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Goettel was nominated by President Gerald Ford on March 2, 1976, to a seat vacated by Arnold Bauman; he was confirmed by the Senate on March 26, 1976, and received commission four days later. Goettel was succeeded in this position by Lewis Kaplan. He assumed senior status on August 5, 1993.

Early life and education

  • Duke University, B.A., 1950
  • Columbia Law School, J.D., 1955

Professional career

  • U.S. Coast Guard Lieutenant, 1951-1953
  • Assistant U.S. attorney for the Southern District of New York, 1955-1958
  • Deputy chief, U.S. Attorney General's Special Group on Organized Crime, 1958-1959
  • Private practice, New York City, 1959-1962
  • Counsel, New York Life Insurance Company, 1962-1968
  • Private practice, New York City, 1968-1969
  • Associate general counsel, The Overmyer Company, 1969-1971

Judicial career

Southern district of New York

Goettel was nominated by President Gerald Ford on March 2, 1976, to a seat vacated by Arnold Bauman; he was confirmed by the Senate on March 26, 1976, and received commission four days later. Goettel was succeeded in this position by Lewis Kaplan. He assumed senior status on August 5, 1993.

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
Arnold Bauman
Southern District of New York
1976–1993
Succeeded by:
Lewis Kaplan