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The Honorable Pamela A. HarrisUnited States Court of Appeals for the Fourth CircuitThe Honorable Pamela A. Harris
United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
Pamela Harris is a judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, appointed in 2014 by President Obama. Previously, Judge Harris worked in private practice as a Supreme Court and appellate litigator with the firm of O’Melveny & Myers LLP. She served twice at the United States Department of Justice, as Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General for the Office of Legal Policy from 2010 to 2012, and as an Attorney-Advisor at the Office of Legal Counsel from 1993 to 1996. Judge Harris also taught constitutional law and criminal procedure at the University of Pennsylvania Law School and the Georgetown Law Center, served as Executive Director of Georgetown Law Center’s Supreme Court Institute, and was a Co-Director of Harvard Law School’s Supreme Court and Appellate Advocacy Clinic. A graduate of Yale College and Yale Law School, she served as a law clerk to Justice John Paul Stevens of the United States Supreme Court and Judge Harry T. Edwards of the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals.
The Honorable Chief Judge Juan R. SánchezUnited States District Court for the Eastern District of...The Honorable Chief Judge Juan R. Sánchez
United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
Judge Sánchez became Chief Judge of the United States District Court in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania on August 1, 2018. He has served as a federal judge for over fifteen years and follows the Honorable Lawrence F. Stengel as the 15th Chief Judge of this district. He is the first Hispanic to lead the Court in its 229-year history. After a career with Legal Aid and the Public Defender’s Office of Chester County, Judge Sánchez was elected to the Chester County Court of Common Pleas in 1997. He served as a Judge there until President George W. Bush nominated him to a seat on the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. Judge Sánchez was inducted to the federal bench on July 9, 2004. Judge Sánchez graduated from DeWitt Clinton High School in the Bronx, New York City. He received his B.A., cum laude, from City College of the City University of New York and his J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania Law School, where he received the Benjamin R. Jones Award for his commitment to humanity and the law.
The Honorable Judge Richard J. SullivanUnited States Court of Appeals for the Second CircuitThe Honorable Judge Richard J. Sullivan
United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
 
 Richard J. Sullivan was sworn in as a United States Circuit Court Judge for the Second Circuit in October 2018. Before that, Judge Sullivan served for eleven years as a United States District Judge for the Southern District of New York. Prior to becoming a judge, he was General Counsel and Managing Director of Marsh Inc., the world’s leading risk management and insurance brokerage firm. From 1994 to 2005, he served as an Assistant United States Attorney in the Southern District of New York, where he was Chief of the International Narcotics Trafficking Unit and Director of the New York/New Jersey Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Force. In 2003, he was awarded the Henry L. Stimson Medal from the Association of the Bar of the City of New York. In 1998, he was named the Federal Law Enforcement Association’s Prosecutor of the Year. Prior to joining the U.S. Attorney’s Office, he was a litigation associate at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz in New York and a law clerk to the Honorable David M. Ebel of the United States Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit. He is a graduate of Yale Law School, the College of William & Mary, and Chaminade High School on Long Island. From 1986 to 1987, he served as a New York City Urban Fellow under New York City Police Commissioner Benjamin Ward. Judge Sullivan is on the executive board of the New York American Inn of Court and the Center for Law and Religion at St. John’s University School of Law. He is an adjunct professor at Columbia Law School, where he teaches courses on sentencing and jurisprudence, and he previously served as an adjunct professor at Fordham Law School, where he taught courses on white collar crime and trial advocacy and was named Adjunct Professor of the Year.