Judge Profile

Cheryl L. Pollak

Judicial Experience:

  • US Magistrate Judge, U.S. Eastern District, New York

Other Professional Experience:

  • International Affairs and National Security Coordinator, United States Attorney's Office, to 1995
  • Associate, Davis Polk & Wardwell in New York, 1979 to 1986
  • Law clerk, Honorable William H. Timbers United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • Assistant United States Attorney, Eastern District of New York, August,1986
  • Magistrate Judge, 1995


  • J.D., University of Chicago Law School, 1978
  • 1975, Princeton University


  • Law Review ,University of Chicago

Professional Civic Activities/Honors/Awards:

  • Member, American Bar Association and Association of the Bar of the City of New York
  • Member, Federal Courts Committee, the Committee on Women in the Legal Profession, and the Litigation Committee
  • Member, Eastern District Advisory Committee on Civil Practice and Rules and the Eastern District CJA Panel Committee
  • Graduated magna cum laude, Princeton University.

Judges Practice:

  • Part Rules of Magistrate Judge Cheryl L. Pollak