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Manish S. Shah

U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
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Born 1972 in New York, NY

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
Nominated by Barack Obama on January 6, 2014, to a seat vacated by Joan Humphrey Lefkow. Confirmed by the Senate on April 30, 2014, and received commission on May 1, 2014.

Education:
Stanford University, B.A., 1994
University of Chicago Law School, J.D., 1998

Professional Career:
Private practice, San Francisco, California, 1998-1999
Law clerk, Hon. James B. Zagel, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois, 1999-2001
Assistant U.S. attorney, Northern District of Illinois, 2001-2014; deputy chief, general crimes, 2007-2008; deputy chief, financial crimes & special prosecutions, 2008-2011; chief, criminal appeals, 2011-2012; chief, criminal division, 2012-2014

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, September 19, 2013; no Senate vote

Professional Experience
Judge
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
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Assistant U.S. attorney
Northern District of Illinois
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deputy chief, general crimes, 2007-2008; deputy chief, financial crimes & special prosecutions, 2008-2011; chief, criminal appeals, 2011-2012; chief, criminal division, 2012-2014
Law clerk
Hon. James B. Zagel, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
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Attorney
Private practice, San Francisco, California
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Education
The University of Chicago Law School
J.D. (1998)
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Stanford University
B.A. (1994)
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Websites & Blogs
Website
United States District Court, Northern District of Illinois
Website
Federal Judicial Center Biography
Contact & Map
Everett McKinley Dirksen United States Courthouse
219 South Dearborn Street
Chicago, IL 60604
Telephone: (312) 435-5649
Fax: (312) 554-8524