Claire Claudia Cecchi

Personal

Birthday: 
1964
Birthplace: 
Queens, NY
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Female
Prior Employment: 

Assistant corporation counsel, New York City, 1989-1992
Private practice, Newark, New Jersey, 1992-2006

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey, December 1, 2010; no Senate vote

Education

Name of School: 
Barnard College
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1986
Name of School - Second: 

Fordham University School of Law

The mission of the Fordham University Graduate School of Social Service draws upon the Jesuit tradition of fostering social justice through education, research, and service. By building on its location in the economically, racially and culturally diverse environment of the greater New York City metropolitan region, the School seeks to provide outstanding social work education, guided by humanistic values and a global perspective, focusing on service to and research with individuals, families and groups, organizations, and communities. The School advocates for improving the quality of life for society's most vulnerable populations through teaching, practice, influencing policy, and the development and dissemination of knowledge.

Degree - Second: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Second: 
1989

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, District of New Jersey
Court Name: 

New Jersey District Court

President Nominating: 
Barack Obama
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
6/14/2011
Bankruptcy and Magistrate Services: 

U.S. Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey, 2006-2011

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