Nina Gershon

Personal

Birthday: 
1940
Birthplace: 
Chicago, IL
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Female
Prior Employment: 

Staff attorney, Mental Health Information Service, Supreme Court of the State of New York, Appellate Division, 1966-1968
Assistant corporation counsel, Appeals Division, New York City Law Department, 1968-1969; 1970-1972
Professor of law and political science, University of California, San Diego, 1969-1970
Attorney, New York City Law Department, 1972-1976; chief, Federal Appeals Division, 1972-1975; chief, Consumer Protection Division, 1975-1976
Adjunct professor of law, Cardozo School of Law, 1986-1988

Education

Name of School: 
Cornell University
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1962
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: 
1965

Judicial Career

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

New York Eastern District Court

President Nominating: 
William J. Clinton
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
8/1/1996
Retirement from Active Service: 
10/16/2008
Bankruptcy and Magistrate Services: 

U.S. Magistrate, U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York, 1976-1996

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