Valerie Elaine Caproni

Personal

Birthday: 
1955
Birthplace: 
Lee County, AL
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Female
Prior Employment: 

Law clerk, Hon. Phyllis Kravitch, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, 1979-1980
Private practice, New York City, 1980-1985, 2001-2003
Assistant U.S. attorney, Eastern District of New York, 1985-1989, 1992-1998; chief, Special Prosecutions Unit, 1993; chief, Organized Crime and Racketeering Unit, 1993-1994; chief, Criminal Division, 1994-1998
General counsel and senior vice president, New York State Urban Development Corporation, 1989-1992
Regional director, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Los Angeles, California, 1998-2001
General counsel, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 2003-2011
Vice president and deputy general counsel, Northrop Grumman Corporation, 2011-2013

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, November 14, 2012; no Senate vote

Education

Name of School: 
Newcomb College Institute of Tulane University
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1976
Name of School - Second: 

University of Georgia School of Law

Impressive Faculty - Includes authors of some of our country's leading legal scholarship, recipients of UGA's highest award for teaching excellence, Fulbright scholars, former law clerks to the U.S. Supreme Court and other federal courts, and former editors in chief of law reviews as well as former trial and corporate attorneys. Talented Student Body - Among the most selective public law schools in the nation, with LSATs of entering students near the top 10 percent of test takers nationwide and outstanding undergraduate GPAs.

Degree - Second: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Second: 
1979

Judicial Career

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

New York Southern District Court

President Nominating: 
Barack Obama
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
12/2/2013
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