Pierre Nelson Leval

Personal

Birthday: 
1936
Birthplace: 
New York, NY
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

U.S. Army, 1959
Law clerk, Hon. Henry J. Friendly, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, 1963-1964
Assistant U.S. attorney, Southern District of New York, 1964-1968; chief appellate attorney, 1967-1968
Private practice, New York City, 1969-1975
Assistant district attorney, New York County, New York, 1975-1977; first assistant, 1975-1976; chief assistant, 1976-1977

Education

Name of School: 
Harvard College
Degree: 
A.B.
Degree Year: 
1959
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: 
1963

Judicial Career

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

New York Southern District Court

President Nominating: 
Jimmy Carter
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
10/31/1977
Termination Date: 
11/8/1993
Termination Reason: 
Appointment to Another Judicial Position
Court Name - Second: 
U. S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
Court Name - Second: 

Second Circuit Court of Appeals

Commission Date - Second: 
10/20/1993
Retirement from Active Service - Second: 
8/16/2002
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