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Paul Gardephe

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Paul Gardephe
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Current Court Information:
United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
Title:   Judge
Position:   Seat #13
Station:   New York, NY
Service:
Appointed by:   George W. Bush
Active:   08/08/2008 - Present
Preceded by:   Charles Brieant
Personal History
Born:   1957
Hometown:   Fitchburg, MA
Undergraduate:   University of Pennsylvania, B.A., 1979
Law School:   Columbia Law, J.D., 1982
Grad. School:   U. of Pennsylvania, M.A., 1979

Paul Gardephe is a federal judge for the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York. He joined the court in 2008 after being nominated by President George W. Bush. Prior to his appointment to the federal bench, Gardephe was a Consultant to the Office of the Inspector General at the U.S. Department of Justice between 1996-2000, and 2001-2003.[1]

Early life and education

Born in Fitchburg, Massachusetts, Gardephe graduated from University of Pennsylvania with his bachelor's and Master's degrees in 1979. Gardephe received his Juris Doctor degree from Columbia University Law School in 1982.[1]

Professional career

Gardephe was a law clerk for former Federal Appeals Judge Albert Engel of the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals from 1982 to 1983. Gardephe was a private practice attorney in New York City, New York from 1983 to 1987 and again from 2003 to 2008. Gardephe was an Assistant United States Attorney for the U.S. Attorney's Office in the Southern District of New York from 1987 to 1992. Gardephe served as Chief of the Appeals Unit in the U.S. Attorney's Office Criminal Prosecution division for the Southern District of New York from 1992 to 1995. Gardephe was Senior Litigation Counsel in the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Southern District of New York from 1995 to 1996. Gardephe was Deputy General Counsel for the Litigation department of Time, Inc.,subsequently Time Warner, from 1998 to 2000, before being promoted to Vice President and Deputy General Counsel of the Law department from 2000 to 2003. Gardephe served as a Special Counsel Consultant in the Office of the Inspector General for the U.S. Department of Justice from 1996 to 2000 and again from 2001 to 2003.[1]

Judicial career

Southern District of New York

Gardephe was nominated to the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York by George W. Bush on April 29, 2008, to a seat vacated by Charles Brieant. Gardephe was confirmed by the Senate on July 17, 2008 and received commission on August 8, 2008.[2]

Notable cases

See also

United States District Court for the Southern District of New York

External links

References

Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
Charles Brieant
Southern District of New York
2008–Current
Succeeded by:
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