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Name Woods, Gregory Howard III
City New York
State NY
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Race African-American
Gender M
Biographical
This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Woods, Gregory Howard III
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Woods, Gregory Howard III
Born 1969 in Lewes, DE

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
Nominated by Barack Obama on May 9, 2013, to a seat vacated by Barbara S. Jones. Confirmed by the Senate on November 4, 2013, and received commission on November 18, 2013.

Education:
Williams College, B.A., 1991
Yale Law School, J.D., 1995

Professional Career:
Trial attorney, Commercial Litigation Branch, Civil Division, U.S. Department of Justice, 1995-1998
Private practice, New York City, 1998-2009
Deputy general counsel, U.S. Department of Transportation, 2009-2012
General counsel, U.S. Department of Energy, 2012-2013

compress summary

Case(s) NS-NY-0015 : ACLU v. U.S. Department of Justice


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