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Name Failla, Katherine Polk
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:

Failla, Katherine Polk
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Failla, Katherine Polk
Born 1969 in Edison, NJ

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 Denise Cote. Confirmed by the Senate on March 4, 2013, and received commission on March 5, 2013.

Education:
College of William and Mary, B.A., 1990
Harvard Law School, J.D., 1993

Professional Career:
Law clerk, Hon. Joseph E. Irenas, U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey, 1993-1994
Private practice, New York City, 1994-2000
Assistant U.S. attorney, Southern District of New York, 2000-2013; deputy chief, Criminal Appeals Unit, 2004-2008; chief, Criminal Appeals Unit, 2008-2013

Given name at birth: Katherine Mary Polk

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, June 25, 2012; no Senate vote

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