Reena Raggi
 

Hon. Reena Raggi
Firm: United States Court of Appeals, Second Circuit
Address: 500 Pearl Street
New York, NY 10007
Phone: (212) 857-8500
(212) 857-8585
(212) 857-8702
(212) 857-8662
Fax: (212) 857-8710
E-mail:
Web site: http://www.ca2.uscourts.gov/

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Reena Raggi is a United States Circuit Judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. At the time of her appointment in 2002, she was a United States District Judge for the Eastern District of New York.

Judge Raggi earned her B.A. degree in 1973 from Wellesley College and her J.D. degree cum laude from Harvard Law School in 1976.

She was law clerk to Judge Thomas E. Fairchild of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit from 1976 to 1977. From 1977 to1979 she was in private law practice as an associate with the New York law firm of Cahill, Gordon & Reindel. She served as an Assistant United States Attorney for the Eastern District of New York from 1979 to 1986, including assignments as Chief of the Narcotics Division (1982 to 1984), and Chief of the Special Prosecutions Division (1984 to 1986). Also in 1986, she served as United States Attorney for the Eastern District of New York under an interim court appointment. Later that year, she resumed the private practice of law as a partner in the New York firm of Windels, Marx, Davies & Ives. She remained there until her appointment in 1987 as a United States District Judge for the Eastern District of New York.

Current Employment Position(s):
Judge

Appointed 2002
Bar Admissions:
New York, 1977
U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York, 1979
U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 1979
Education:
Harvard University Law School, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1976
J.D.
Honors: cum laude

Wellesley College, Wellesley, Massachusetts, 1973
B.A.
Honors: Phi Beta Kappa

Published Works:
Local Concerns, Local Insights: Further Reasons for More Flexibility in Guideline Sentencing, 5 Federal Sentencing Reporter 6, 1993

Prosecutors' Offices: Where Gender is Irrelevant, 57 Fordham Law Review 975, 1989

An Independent Right to Freedom of Association, 12 Harvard Civ. R. - Civ. L.L. Review 1

Classes/Seminars Taught:
Trial Advocacy, Brooklyn Law School, 1993

Jurist in Residence Program, Touro Law School, 1990 - 1993

Various Bar Association & PLI Programs, 1988 - 1993

Past Employment Positions:
Eastern District of New York, United States District Judge, 1987 - 2002

Windels, Marx, Davies & Ives, Partner, 1986 - 1987

Eastern District of New York, United States Attorney, 1986

Special Prosecutions Division, Chief, 1984 - 1986

Narcotics Division, Chief, 1982 - 1984

Eastern District of New York, Assistant United States Attorney, 1979 - 1986

Cahill, Gordon & Reindel, New York, Associate, 1977 - 1979

Hon. Thomas E. Fairchild, United States Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit, Law Clerk, 1976 - 1977

Birth Information:
1951, Jersey City, New Jersey, United States of America
Profile Last Updated:
11/24/2013

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