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Name McLaughlin, Sean J.
City Erie
State PA
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Race White
Gender M
Biographical
This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Sep 27, 2017:

Born 1955 in Erie, PA

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

Born 1955 in Erie, PA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania
Nominated by William J. Clinton on August 12, 1994, to a seat vacated by Glenn E. Mencer. Confirmed by the Senate on October 7, 1994, and received commission on October 11, 1994. Served as chief judge, 2013. Service terminated on August 16, 2013, due to resignation.

Education:
Georgetown University, A.B., 1977
Georgetown University Law Center, J.D., 1980

Professional Career:

Law clerk, Hon. William Knox, U.S. District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania, 1980
Law clerk, Hon. Gerald J. Weber, U.S. District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania, 1980-1981
Law clerk, Hon. Maurice B. Cohill, U.S. District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania, 1981
Private practice, Erie, Pennsylvania, 1981-1994
Member, Judicial Conference of the United States, 2013
Executive vice president, secretary, and general counsel, Erie Indemnity Co., 2013-


compress summary

Case(s) DR-PA-0003 : Voices for Independence v. Meadville
DR-PA-0004 : Voices for Independence v. Pennsylvania Department of Transportation
DR-PA-0005 : Pecunas v. Pennsylvania Department of Transportation
EE-PA-0195 : United States of America v. City of Erie, Pennsylvania
EE-PA-0208 : Erie County Retirees v. Erie County, PA
FA-PA-0004 : Persico v. Sebelius

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