James Paul Oetken

Personal

Birthday: 
1965
Birthplace: 
Louisville, KY
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Law clerk, Hon. Richard D. Cudahy, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, 1991-1992
Law clerk, Hon. Louis F. Oberdorfer, U.S. District Court, District of Columbia, 1992-1993
Law clerk, Hon. Harry A. Blackmun, Supreme Court of the United States, 1993-1994
Private practice, Washington, D.C., 1995-1997
Attorney, Office of Legal Counsel, U.S. Department of Justice, 1997-1999
Associate counsel, President William J. Clinton, 1999-2001
Private practice, New York City, 2001-2004
Associate general counsel, Cablevision Systems Corporation, 2004-2011; vice president, 2004-2007; senior vice president, 2007-2011

Education

Name of School: 
University of Iowa
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1988
Name of School - Second: 

Yale University Law School

Located in New Haven, Connecticut, Yale Law School, is one of the world's premier law schools. It offers an unmatched environment of excellence and educational intimacy in the form of world renowned faculty, small classes, limitless opportunities for clinical training, and strong encouragement of public service. Small by design, our impact on the world is measured by its accomplished graduates and its ongoing scholarship and outreach through 17 centers and projects.

Degree - Second: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Second: 
1991

Judicial Career

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

New York Southern District Court

President Nominating: 
Barack Obama
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
7/20/2011
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