Judge Profile

Pamela Chen

Judicial Experience:

  • Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District, Appointed (Nominated Jan. 4, 2013; Confirmed Mar. 4, 2013) by Pres. Barack Obama, 2013 to present

Other Professional Experience:

  • Chief, Civil Rights Section, U.S. Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of New York, 2008 to 2013
  • Deputy Commissioner for Enforcement, New York State Division of Human Rights, 2008 to 2008
  • Assistant U.S. Attorney, U.S. Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of New York, 1998 to 2007
  • Deputy Chief, Public Integrity Section, U.S. Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of New York, 2006 to 2007
  • Chief, Civil Rights Litigation Unit, U.S. Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of New York, 2003 to 2006
  • Senior Trial Attorney, U.S. Dept. of Justice, Civil Rights Division, 1992 to 1998
  • Trial Attorney, Special Litigation Section, U.S. Dept. of Justice, Civil Rights Division, 1991 to 1992
  • Associate, Asbill, Junkin, Myers & Buffone, 1989 to 1991
  • Associate, Arnold & Porter, 1986 to 1989

Education:

  • J.D., Georgetown University Law Center, 1986
  • B.A., University of Michigan, 1983

Individual Part Rules:

Judges Practice:

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