Peter G. Sheridan

Personal

Birthday: 
1950
Birthplace: 
Cambridge, MA
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Law clerk, Hon. James J. Petrella, Superior Court of New Jersey, Bergen County, 1977-1978
Attorney, Office of the New Jersey Solicitor, Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, 1978-1981
Private practice, New Jersey, 1981-1984, 1990-2006
Vice president and general counsel, Atlantic City Casino Association, 1984-1987
Director of authorities unit, Office of Gov. Thomas Kean, New Jersey, 1987-1990
Executive director, New Jersey Republican State Committee, 1993-1994

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey, November 5, 2003; no Senate vote

Education

Name of School: 
St. Peter`s College
Degree: 
B.S.
Degree Year: 
1972
Name of School - Second: 

Seton Hall University School of Law (SHU)

The design of Seton Hall Law School's building is open and welcoming, a reflection of the faculty and administration's commitment to students. Students enter the Law School into a monumental black marble plaza. Once inside, a striking five-story, glass-encased atrium warms and illuminates the "urban quad." Offices, classrooms, moot court rooms, and library are inter-connected by balconies overlooking the atrium.

Degree - Second: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Second: 
1977

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, District of New Jersey
Court Name: 

New Jersey District Court

President Nominating: 
George W. Bush
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
6/12/2006
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