Laura Taylor Swain

Personal

Birthday: 
1958
Birthplace: 
Brooklyn, NY
Race or Ethnicity: 
African American
Gender: 
Female
Prior Employment: 

Law clerk, Hon. Constance Baker Motley, U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York, 1982-1983
Private practice, 1982-1996
Member, New York State Board of Law Examiners, 1986-1996

Education

Name of School: 
Radcliffe College
Degree: 
A.B.
Degree Year: 
1979
Name of School - Second: 

Harvard Law School

The world's premier center for legal education and research, Harvard Law School provides unparalleled opportunities to study law and related disciplines in an energetic and creative learning environment. A Harvard Law education prepares students for success in law practice, business, public service, and teaching. Through its faculty, students, and alumni, Harvard Law School is able to contribute solutions to the world's most complex legal and social challenges.

Degree - Second: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Second: 
1982

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: 
7/11/2000
Bankruptcy and Magistrate Services: 

U.S. Bankruptcy Judge, Eastern District of New York, 1996-2000

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