Judge Profile

Debra A. Livingston

Judicial Experience:

  • U.S. Circuit Judge, U.S. Second Circuit Court of Appeals, Appointed (May 17, 2007)

Other Professional Experience:

  • Faculty Member (Currently Paul J. Kellner Professor of Law), Columbia Law School, 1994 to Present
  • Vice Dean, Columbia Law School, 2005 to 2006
  • Commissioner, New York City's Civilian Complaint Review Board, 1994 to 2003
  • Faculty Member, University of MIchigan, 1992 to 1994
  • Assistant United States Attorney, Southern District of New York, 1986 to 1991
  • Associate, New York law firm of Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison, 1985 to 1986 and 1991 to 1992

Biographical Data:

  • She has taught courses in evidence, criminal law and procedure, and national security and terrorism.