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Name Caproni, Valerie Elaine
City New York
State NY
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Race White
Gender F
Biographical
This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Caproni, Valerie Elaine
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Caproni, Valerie Elaine
Born 1955 in Lee County, AL

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
Nominated by Barack Obama on January 4, 2013, to a seat vacated by Richard J. Holwell. Confirmed by the Senate on September 9, 2013, and received commission on December 2, 2013.

Education:
Newcomb College Institute of Tulane University, B.A., 1976
University of Georgia School of Law, J.D., 1979

Professional Career:
Law clerk, Hon. Phyllis Kravitch, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, 1979-1980
Private practice, New York City, 1980-1985, 2001-2003
Assistant U.S. attorney, Eastern District of New York, 1985-1989, 1992-1998; chief, Special Prosecutions Unit, 1993; chief, Organized Crime and Racketeering Unit, 1993-1994; chief, Criminal Division, 1994-1998
General counsel and senior vice president, New York State Urban Development Corporation, 1989-1992
Regional director, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Los Angeles, California, 1998-2001
General counsel, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 2003-2011
Vice president and deputy general counsel, Northrop Grumman Corporation, 2011-2013

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, November 14, 2012; no Senate vote

compress summary

Case(s) FH-NY-0020 : Adkins v. Morgan Stanley


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