Judge Profile

Jed S. Rakoff

Judicial Experience:

  • U.S. District Judge, U.S. Southern District, New York, 1996 to Present

Other Professional Experience:

  • Partner, Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson, 1990 to 1996
  • Partner, Mudge Rose Guthrie Alexander & Ferdon, 1980 to 1990
  • Assistant U.S. Attorney, SDNY, 1973 to 1980
  • Chief of business and securities frauds unit, SDNY, 1978 to 1980
  • Associate, Debevoise Plimpton Lyons & Gates, 1970 to 1972
  • Law Clerk, Hon. Abraham L. Freedman, 1969 to 1970

Education:

  • J.D., Harvard Law School, 1969
  • M.Phil., Oxford University, 1966
  • B.A., Swarthmore College, 1964

Admission to the Bar:

Publications/Lectures:

Professional Civic Activities/Honors/Awards:

  • American College of Trial Lawyers
  • American Law Institute
  • New York City Bar Association
  • LLD, Swarthmore College, 2003
  • LLD, St. Francis University, 2005

Individual Part Rules:

Judges Practice:

  • Model Protective Order