Peter K. Leisure
Born in New York, New York, Leisure received a B.A. from Yale University in 1952 and attended Columbia Law School, but was in the United States Army Lieutenant, Artillery from 1953 to 1955. He received an LL.B. from the University of Virginia School of Law in 1958. He was in private practice in New York City from 1958 to 1961. He was an assistant U.S. Attorney of the Southern District of New York from 1962 to 1966. He was in private practice in New York City from 1966 to 1984.
Leisure was a federal judge on the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York. Leisure was nominated by President Ronald Reagan on May 25, 1984, to a seat vacated by Milton Pollack. He was confirmed by the United States Senate on June 15, 1984, and received commission the same day. He assumed senior status on March 21, 1997, and he retired in 2010.
- "Peter K. Leisure, Judge Who Oversaw Football Antitrust Case, Dies at 84". The New York Times. September 20, 2013.
- Peter K. Leisure at the Biographical Directory of Federal Judges, a public domain publication of the Federal Judicial Center.