Nancy Gertner

Personal

Birthday: 
1946
Birthplace: 
New York, NY
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Female
Prior Employment: 

Law clerk, Hon. Luther Swygert, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, 1971-1972
Private practice, Boston, Massachusetts, 1972-1994
Instructor, Boston University School of Law, 1972-1984, 1987-1990
Faculty, Harvard Law School, 1985-1986, 2011- ; visiting professor, 1985-1986, 2011; professor of practice, 2011-

Education

Name of School: 
Barnard College
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1967
Name of School - Second: 
Yale University
Degree - Second: 
M.A.
Degree Year - Second: 
1971
Name of School - Third: 

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 - Third: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Third: 
1971

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, District of Massachusetts
Court Name: 

Massachusetts District Court

President Nominating: 
William J. Clinton
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
2/14/1994
Retirement from Active Service: 
5/22/2011
Termination Date: 
9/1/2011
Termination Reason: 
Retirement
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