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Prosecutor , state supreme court justice

David Erich Nahmias, state supreme court justice, former prosecutor. Bar: Georgia 1991. Named an "On the Rise" Georgia Attorney, Fulton County Daily Report, 2004; named one of The 100 Most Influential Atlantans, Atlanta Business Chronicle, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008; recipient National Award for Superior Performance by a Assistant United States Attorney, United States Department Justice, 2002, Common Cause of Georgia Democracy award, 2007.


Nahmias, David Erich was born on September 11, 1964 in Atlanta. Son of Andre and Brigitte Nahmias.


Bachelor summa cum laude, Duke University, 1986. Juris Doctor magna cum laude, Harvard University, 1991.


Law clerk to Honorary Laurence H. Silberman United States Court Appeals (District of Columbia circuit), 1991—1992. Law clerk to Justice Antonin Scalia United States Supreme Court, 1992—1993. Associate Hogan & Hartson LLP, Washington, 1993—1995.

Assistant United States attorney (northern district) Georgia United States Department Justice, Atlanta, 1995—2001, counsel for the assistant attorney general criminal division Washington, 2001—2003, deputy assistant attorney general criminal division, 2003—2004, United States attorney (northern district) Georgia Atlanta, 2004—2009. Justice Georgia Supreme Court, since 2009.


  • Bar: Georgia 1991.


  • Other Work

    • Editor: Harvard Law Review.


Married Catherine M. O'Neil. 2 children.

Andre Nahmias

Brigitte Nahmias

Catherine M. O'Neil