Shira Scheindlin

Judge, Person

1946 –

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Who is Shira Scheindlin?

Shira A. Scheindlin born 1946 in Washington, D.C. is a United States District Court judge on senior status for the Southern District of New York. She was nominated by President Bill Clinton on July 28, 1994, to a seat vacated by Louis J. Freeh. The United States Senate confirmed her on September 28, 1994, and she was commissioned on September 29, 1994. On December 12, 2012, her judicial seat was filled by Lorna G. Schofield after Scheindlin took senior status.

Judge Scheindlin's greatest influence has been in the field of electronic discovery. Scheindlin's decisions in Zubulake v. UBS Warburg were "so influential [the rulings were] partially absorbed into the recent civil procedure amendments [in 2006]."

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Born
1946
Washington, D.C.
Also known as
  • Judge Shira Scheindlin
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Cornell University
  • Columbia University
  • University of Michigan
  • Cornell Law School
Lived in
  • Washington, D.C.

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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