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Name Kovner, Rachel Peter
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 Jan 30, 2020:

Born 1979 in New York, 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 Jan 30, 2020:

Born 1979 in New York, NY

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York
Nominated by Donald J. Trump on May 21, 2019, to a seat vacated by Carol Bagley Amon. Confirmed by the Senate on October 16, 2019, and received commission on October 17, 2019.

Education:
Harvard University, A.B., 2001
Stanford Law School, J.D., 2006
Temple Bar Scholar, American Inns of Court, 2008

Professional Career:

Law clerk, Hon. J. Harvie Wilkinson III, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, 2006-2007
Law clerk, Hon. Antonin Scalia, Supreme Court of the United States, 2007-2008
Assistant U.S. attorney, Southern District of New York, 2009-2013
Assistant to the solicitor general, U.S. Department of Justice, 2013-2019

Other Nominations/Recess Appointments:

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York, May 15, 2018; no Senate vote


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Case(s) PC-NY-0082 : Chunn v. Edge

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