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Lawrence M. McKenna (born 1933) is a Senior United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Lawrence M. McKenna
Senior Judge United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
Assumed office
May 24, 2002
Judge of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
In office
April 30, 1990 – May 24, 2002
Appointed byGeorge H. W. Bush
Preceded byWilliam C. Conner
Succeeded byP. Kevin Castel
Personal details
Born
Lawrence M. McKenna

1933 (age 85–86)
New York City, New York
EducationFordham College (A.B.)
Columbia Law School (LL.B.)

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Education and careerEdit

McKenna was born in New York City, New York. He graduated from Regis High School, then received a Artium Baccalaureus degree from Fordham College in 1956. He received a Bachelor of Laws from Columbia Law School in 1959. He was in private practice of law in New York City from 1959 to 1990, at the firm of Simpson Thacher & Bartlett from 1959 to 1969 and at the firm of Wormser, Kiely, Alessandroni, Hyde & McCann from 1969 to 1990.[1]

Federal judicial serviceEdit

McKenna was nominated by President George H. W. Bush on January 24, 1990, to a seat on the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York vacated by Judge William C. Conner. He was confirmed by the United States Senate on April 27, 1990, and received commission on April 30, 1990. He assumed senior status on May 24, 2002.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "McKenna, Lawrence M. - Federal Judicial Center". www.fjc.gov.

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