Judge Profile

Edward R. Korman

Judicial Experience:

  • US District Judge, U.S. Eastern District, New York (December 16, 1985)

Other Professional Experience:

  • Professor of Law, Brooklyn Law School, 1984 to 1985
  • Counsel, Stroock & Lavan, 1984 to 1985
  • Partner, Stroock & Lavan, 1982 to 1984
  • Attorney, United States, 1978 to 1982
  • Chief Assistant, United States Attorney, 1974 to 1978
  • Assistant, Solicitor General of the United States, 1972 to 1974
  • Assistant, United States Attorney for the Eastern District of New York, 1970 to 1972
  • Associat, Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison, 1968 to 1970
  • Law clerk, Judge Kenneth B. Keating of the New York Court of Appeals, 1966 to 1968

Biographical Data:

  • Born: New York City, New York, October 25, 1942, Judge Korman is married and has two children.


  • LL.M, New York University, 1971
  • LL.B, Brooklyn Law School, 1966
  • B.A., Brooklyn College, 1963


  • The Lie That Wouldn't Die: The Protocols of the Elders of Zion, Haddassa Ben-Ito, 2005
  • Rewriting the Holocaust History of the Swiss Banks: A Growing Scandal, Holocaust Restitution: Perspectives on the Litigation and Its Legacy, 2006
  • Judge Kenneth B. Keating of the New York Court of Appeals, he Judges of the New York Court of Appeals, A Biographical History

Professional Civic Activities/Honors/Awards:

  • Member, Temporary Commission of Investigation of the State of New York
  • Chairman, Mayor's Committee on New York City Marshals, 1983 - 1985
  • Honorary degree of Doctor of Laws, Brooklyn Law School, 2003
  • Federal Bar Council's Learned Hand Medal, Federal Jurisprudence, 1983 - 1985
  • Distinguished Contributions to the Administration of Justice, New York County Lawyers' Association's Edward Weinfeld Award

Noteworthy Cases:

  • A summary of some of Judge Korman's more significant cases may be found in the Almanac of the Federal Judiciary (Aspen).