Judge Profile

Kenneth M. Karas

Judicial Experience:

  • U.S. District Judge, U.S. Southern District, New York, 2004 to Present

Other Professional Experience:

  • Assistant United States Attorney, US Attorney's Office for the Southern District of New York, 1992 to 2004
  • Law Clerk, Hon. Reena Raggi, US District Court, Eastern District of New York, 1991 to 1992


  • J.D., Columbia University School of Law, 1991
  • B.A., Georgetown University, 1986

Admission to the Bar:

Professional Civic Activities/Honors/Awards:

  • Federal Bar Council
  • Board of Directors, National Association of Urban Debate Leagues

Individual Part Rules:

Judges Practice:

  • Procedures for Default Judgment