Michael B. Mukasey

Personal

Birthday: 
1941
Birthplace: 
Bronx, NY
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, New York City, 1967-1972, 1976-1987
Assistant U.S. attorney, Southern District of New York, 1972-1976; chief, Official Corruption Unit, 1975-1976
Attorney General of the United States, 2007-2009

Education

Name of School: 
Columbia University
Degree: 
A.B.
Degree Year: 
1963
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: 
LL.B.
Degree Year - Second: 
1967

Judicial Career

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

New York Southern District Court

President Nominating: 
Ronald Reagan
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
11/9/1987
Retirement from Active Service: 
8/1/2006
Termination Date: 
9/9/2006
Termination Reason: 
Retirement
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