Born 1946 in Brooklyn, NY
Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania
Nominated by George W. Bush on July 24, 2008, to a seat vacated by James T. Giles. Confirmed by the Senate on September 26, 2008, and received commission on October 6, 2008.
Brooklyn College, City University of New York, B.A., 1967
New York Law School, J.D., 1970
Special attorney, Philadelphia Strike Force, Criminal Division, U.S. Department of Justice, 1971-1973
Private practice, Pennsylvania, 1973-2008