Deborah A. Batts

Personal

Birthday: 
1947
Birthplace: 
Philadelphia, PA
Race or Ethnicity: 
African American
Gender: 
Female
Prior Employment: 

Law clerk, Hon. Lawrence Pierce, U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York, 1972-1973
Private practice, New York City, 1973-1979
Assistant U.S. attorney, Criminal Division, Southern District of New York, 1979-1984
Associate professor of law, Fordham University School of Law, 1984-1994
Faculty, Corporation Counsel Trial Advocacy Program for the City of New York, 1988-1993 (intermittent)
Special associate counsel, Department of Investigation, New York City, 1990-1991

Education

Name of School: 
Radcliffe College
Degree: 
A.B.
Degree Year: 
1969
Name of School - Second: 

Harvard Law School

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Degree - Second: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Second: 
1972

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, Southern District of New York
Court Name: 

New York Southern District Court

President Nominating: 
William J. Clinton
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
5/9/1994
Retirement from Active Service: 
4/13/2012
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