Vincent L. Briccetti

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Vincent Briccetti
Judge of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
Incumbent
Assumed office
April 14, 2011
Appointed by Barack Obama
Preceded by Kimba Wood
Personal details
Born (1954-09-27) September 27, 1954 (age 59)
Mount Kisco, New York, U.S.
Alma mater Columbia University
Fordham University

Vincent Louis Briccetti (born September 27, 1954) is a United States district judge on the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York. On April 12, 2011, the Senate confirmed his nomination by unanimous consent during executive proceedings. He received his judicial commission on April 14, 2011.

Early life and education[edit]

Born in Mount Kisco, New York, Briccetti graduated from Fox Lane High School in Bedford, New York.[1] He earned an A.B. in 1976 from Columbia University and a law degree from Fordham University School of Law in 1980.

From 1980 until 1982, Briccetti worked as a law clerk for Judge John Matthew Cannella on the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Professional career[edit]

From 1982 until 1984, Briccetti worked as an associate attorney for the now-dissolved New York City law firm Townley & Updike.

From 1985 until 1989, Briccetti served as an assistant U.S. attorney in Manhattan.[2] From 1989 until 1992, Briccetti served as an associate attorney for a Stamford, Connecticut law firm. In 1992, Briccetti started his own law firm.[2] From 1992 until 1993, Briccetti worked as a sole practitioner in White Plains, New York and from 1993 until the present, he was joined by partners. From 1993 until 2000, he served as a partner in Briccetti & Calhoun, while from 2000 until 2011, he was a partner in Briccetti, Calhoun & Lawrence.[2]

Nomination to federal district court[edit]

In 2001, Briccetti applied with U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer for a federal judgeship. Although he was not chosen, he heard from members of Schumer's judicial screening panel from 2002 until 2010 that he was still considered a candidate.

In January 2010, the chairman of Schumer's panel asked Briccetti to submit an updated questionnaire to the panel.

On November 17, 2010, President Obama nominated Briccetti to a judicial seat on the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York to fill the vacancy created by Judge Kimba Wood's transition to senior status in 2009.[3] On April 12, 2011, the Senate deemed his nomination confirmed by unanimous consent.[4] He received his judicial commission on April 14, 2011.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Dove, Jane K. (June 23, 2011). "Briccetti moves to the bench". Lewisboro Ledger. Retrieved June 23, 2011. 
  2. ^ a b c The White House: Office of the Press Secretary (November 17, 2010). "President Obama Nominates Six to the United States District Court, 11/17/10". whitehouse.gov. Retrieved June 23, 2011. 
  3. ^ The White House: Office of the Press Secretary (November 17, 2010). "Presidential Nominations Sent to the Senate, 11/17/10". whitehouse.gov. Retrieved June 23, 2011. 
  4. ^ http://judiciary.senate.gov/nominations/112thCongress.cfm
Legal offices
Preceded by
Kimba Wood
Judge of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
2011–present
Incumbent