Judge Profile

Reena Raggi

Judicial Experience:

  • U.S. Circuit Judge, U.S. Second Circuit Court of Appeals (October 7, 2002)
  • United States District Judge, Eastern District of New York, May 7, 1987

Other Professional Experience:

  • Associate, Cahill Gordon & Reindel, 1977 to 1979
  • Partner, Law firm of Windels, Marx, Davies & Ives.
  • District's United States Attorney, Eastern District Board of Judges, 1986
  • Assistant United States Attorney, Eastern District of New York
  • Law clerk to Chief Judge Thomas E. Fairchild, United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit


  • J.D., Harvard Law School, 1976
  • B.A., Wellesley College, 1973

Professional Civic Activities/Honors/Awards:

  • Judicial Conference Standing Committee on the Federal Rules
  • Member, Federal Bar Council, 2007
  • Learned Hand Medal, Excellence in Federal Jurisprudence
  • Graduated cum laude, Harvard Law School, 1976
  • Phi Beta Kappa, Wellesley College, 1976