University of Michigan Law School
Civil Rights Litigation Clearinghouse
 
Name Scheindlin, Shira A.
City New York
State NY
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Judge : Federal, Magistrate
Race White
Gender F
Biographical
This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Scheindlin, Shira A.
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Scheindlin, Shira A.
Born 1946 in Washington, DC

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
Nominated by William J. Clinton on July 28, 1994, to a seat vacated by Louis J. Freeh. Confirmed by the Senate on September 28, 1994, and received commission on September 29, 1994. Assumed senior status on August 16, 2011. Service terminated on April 29, 2016, due to retirement.

U.S. Magistrate, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York, 1982-1986

Education:
University of Michigan, B.A., 1967
Columbia University, M.A., 1969
Cornell Law School, J.D., 1975

Professional Career:
Private practice, New York City, 1975-1976, 1990-1994, 2016-
Law clerk, Hon. Charles Brieant, Jr., U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York, 1976-1977
Assistant U.S. attorney, Eastern District of New York, 1977-1981
General counsel, New York City Department of Investigation, 1981-1982
Adjunct professor, Brooklyn Law School, 1983-1994
Private practice, Short Hills, New Jersey, 1986-1990
Mediator, arbitrator, and special master, JAMS, New York City, 2016-

compress summary

Case(s) CJ-NY-0011 : Betances v. Fischer
EE-NY-0032 : EEOC v. CORRECTIONAL SERVICES CORP.
EE-NY-0183 : EEOC v. Westcon Group North America, Inc.
JC-NY-0013 : Vega v. Ward
PB-NY-0012 : Rodriguez v. Whalen
PB-NY-0018 : Strouchler v. Shah
PB-NY-0027 : Taylor v. Zucker
PC-NY-0062 : Peoples v. Fischer
PN-NY-0009 : Floyd v. City of New York
PN-NY-0010 : Daniels v. City of New York
PN-NY-0013 : Davis v. City of New York
PN-NY-0014 : Ligon v. City of New York
PN-NY-0017 : Blair v. City of New York
PN-NY-0042 : Brown v. Kelly
PN-NY-0044 : Casale v. Kelly


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