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Name Bissoon, Cathy
City Pittsburgh
State PA
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Judge : Federal, Magistrate
Race Latino
Gender F
Biographical
This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Sep 27, 2017:

Born 1968 in Brooklyn, NY

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Sep 27, 2017:

Born 1968 in Brooklyn, NY

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania
Nominated by Barack Obama on January 5, 2011, to a seat vacated by Thomas M. Hardiman. Confirmed by the Senate on October 17, 2011, and received commission on October 19, 2011.

Other Federal Judicial Service:
U.S. Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania, 2008-2011

Education:
Alfred University, B.A., 1990
Harvard Law School, J.D., 1993

Professional Career:

Law clerk, Hon. Gary L. Lancaster, U.S. District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania, 1994-1995
Private practice, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1995-2008

Other Nominations/Recess Appointments:

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania, November 17, 2010; no Senate vote


compress summary

Case(s) EE-PA-0233 : EEOC v. Lifecare Management Services, LLC
EE-PA-0249 : EEOC v. Scott Medical Health Center
FH-PA-0005 : Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and United States v. National City Bank
NS-PA-0003 : Schuchardt v. Obama

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