Jed Saul Rakoff

Personal

Birthday: 
1943
Birthplace: 
Philadelphia, PA
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Law clerk, Hon. Abraham Freedman, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, 1969-1970
Private practice, New York City, 1970-1972, 1980-1995
Assistant U.S. attorney, Southern District of New York, 1973-1980; chief, business and securities fraud prosecutions, 1978-1980

Education

Name of School: 
Swarthmore College
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1964
Name of School - Second: 
University of Oxford, Balliol College
Degree - Second: 
M.Phil.
Degree Year - Second: 
1966
Name of School - Third: 

Harvard Law School

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Degree - Third: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Third: 
1969

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: 
1/4/1996
Retirement from Active Service: 
12/31/2010
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