Susan Laura Carney

Personal

Birthday: 
1951
Birthplace: 
Waltham, MA
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Female
Prior Employment: 

Law clerk, Hon. Levin H. Campbell, U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit, 1977-1978
Private practice, Boston, Massachusetts, 1979
Private practice, Washington, D.C., 1979-1988, 1994-1996
Independent legal consultant, Washington, D.C., 1988-1993
Associate general counsel, Peace Corps, Washington, D.C., 1996-1998
Office of General Counsel, Yale University, 1998-2011; associate general counsel, 1998-2001; deputy general counsel, 2001-2011; acting general counsel, 2008

Nominated to U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, May 20, 2010; no Senate vote

Education

Name of School: 
Harvard University
Degree: 
A.B.
Degree Year: 
1973
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: 
1977

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
Court Name: 

Second Circuit Court of Appeals

President Nominating: 
Barack Obama
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
5/17/2011
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