Lawrence McKenna

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Lawrence McKenna
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Current Court Information:
United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
Title:   Senior Judge
Position:   Seat #18
Station:   New York, NY
Service:
Appointed by:   George H.W. Bush
Active:   04/30/1990 - 05/23/2002
Senior:   05/24/2002 - Present
Preceded by:   William Conner
Succeeded by:   Kevin Castel
Personal History
Born:   1933
Hometown:   New York, NY
Undergraduate:   Fordham College, A.B., 1956
Law School:   Columbia Law, LL.B., 1959


Lawrence McKenna is a federal judge for the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York. He joined the court in 1990 after being nominated by President George H.W. Bush. McKenna is a judge serving on senior status.

Early life and education

A native New Yorker, McKenna graduated from Fordham College with his bachelor's degree in 1956 and later graduated from Columbia Law School with his Law degree in 1959.

Professional career

McKenna spent his entire pre-judicial legal career as a private practice attorney licensed in New York State from 1959 to 1990.

Judicial career

Southern District of New York

On the recommendation of New York U.S. Senator Al D'Amato, McKenna was nominated by President George HW. Bush on January 24, 1990 replacing William Conner as Conner assumed senior status. McKenna was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on April 27, 1990 on a Senate vote and received commission on April 30, 1990.[1] McKenna later assumed senior status on May 24, 2002.

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
William Conner
Southern District of New York
1990-2002
Succeeded by:
Kevin Castel



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