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Kimba Maureen Wood

Kimba Maureen Wood, American federal judge. Bar: United States District Court District of Columbia 1969, United States Court Appeals (District of Columbia circuit) 1969, New York 1972, United States District Court (eastern and southern districts) New York 1974, United States Court 2nd District Court of Appea circuit) 1975, United States Supreme Court 1980, United States District Court (western district) New York 1981.

Background

  • Wood, Kimba Maureen was born on January 2, 1944 in Port Townsend, Washington, District of Columbia, United States.

  • Education

    • Bachelor cum laude, Connecticut College, 1965. Master of Science, London School of Economics, 1966. Juris Doctor, Harvard University, 1969.

    Career

    • Associate Steptoe & Johnson LLP, Washington, 1969—1970. With Office Special Counsel Office Economic Opportunity Legal Services, 1970—1971. Associate LeBoeuf, Lamb, Leiby & MacRae, New York City, 1971—1978, partner, 1978—1988.

      Judge United States District Court (southern district) New York, 1988—2006, chief judge, 2006—2009, senior judge, since 2009.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: United States District Court District of Columbia 1969, United States Court Appeals (District of Columbia circuit) 1969, New York 1972, United States District Court (eastern and southern districts) New York 1974, United States Court 2nd District Court of Appea circuit) 1975, United States Supreme Court 1980, United States District Court (western district) New York 1981.

    Membership

    Member of American Bar Association (chairman civil practice, procedure committee 1982-1985, member council 1985-1988, judicial representative 1989-1991), Federal Bar. Council (trustee since 1978, vice president 1984-1985), American Law Institute, New York State Bar Association (chairman antitrust section 1983-1984).
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    Born January 2, 1944
    (age 73)
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