Judge Profile

Rosemary S. Pooler

Judicial Experience:

  • Justice, Supreme Court, Fifth Judicial District,NY, 1990 to 1994
  • United States Circuit Judge, U.S. Second Circuit Court of Appeals, Appointed, 1998
  • United States District Judge, Northern District of New York, 1998
  • Justice, Supreme Court, Fifth Judicial District, State of New York (1994)
  • United States District Judge, Northern District of New York (1998)

Other Professional Experience:

  • Vice-President, Legal Affairs of the Atlantic States Legal Foundation, 1989 to 1994
  • Visiting Professor, Law at Syracuse University, 1987 to 1988
  • Member, New York State Public Service Commission, 1981 to 1986
  • Chair and Executive Director, Consumer Protection Board of the State of New York, 1975 to 1980
  • District Representative, Common Council of the City of Syracuse, 1974 to 1975
  • Assistant Corporation Counsel/Director, Consumer Affairs Unit for the City of Syracuse, 1972 to 1973
  • Private practice of law, Syracuse, 1966 to 1972
  • Staff Director, Committee on Corporations, Authorities and Commissions of the New York State Assembly, 1987

Biographical Data:

  • She attended the Program for Senior Managers in Government of Harvard University in 1978., Native of the City of New York.


  • J.D., University of Michigan Law School, 1965
  • M.A., University of Connecticut, 1961
  • B.A., Brooklyn College, 1959