Sidney H. Stein

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Sidney H. Stein
Judge of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
In office
March 17, 1995 – September 1, 2010
Appointed by Bill Clinton
Preceded by Pierre N. Leval
Succeeded by Alison J. Nathan
Personal details
Born 1945 (age 69–70)
Passaic, New Jersey, U.S.
Alma mater New York University
Princeton University
Yale Law School

Sidney H. Stein (born 1945) is a Senior Judge of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Born in Passaic, New Jersey, Stein was a New York Army National Guard from 1969 to 1975. He received an A.B. from Princeton University in 1967 and attended the New York University Graduate School of Education before receiving a J.D. from Yale Law School in 1972. He was a law clerk to the Hon. Stanley Fuld, Chief judge of the New York Court of Appeals from 1972 to 1973. He was in private practice in New York City from 1974 to 1995.

On January 11, 1995, Stein was nominated by President Bill Clinton to a seat on the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York vacated by Pierre N. Leval. Stein was confirmed by the United States Senate on March 17, 1995, and received his commission the same day. He assumed senior status on September 1, 2010.

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Legal offices
Preceded by
Pierre N. Leval
Judge of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
1995–2010
Succeeded by
Alison J. Nathan