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Senior Judge Judith M. Barzilay

Judith M. Barzilay, nominated January 27, 1998 by President Clinton (D); sworn-in June 3, 1998; trial attorney, U.S. Department of Justice (International Trade Field Office), 1983 to 1986; litigation associate, Siegel, Mandell and Davidson, New York, NY, 1986 to 1988; Sony Electronics, Inc. of Sony Corporation of America, 1988 to1998; customs and international trade counsel,1988 - 1989; vice-president for import and export operations, 1989 - 1996; vice-president for government affairs, 1996 - 1998; executive board of the American Association of Exporters and Importers, 1993 - 1998; appointed by Treasury Secretary Robert Rubin to the Advisory Committee on Commercial Operations of the United States Customs Service, 1995 - 1998; B.A., Wichita State University,1965; M.L.S., Rutgers University School of Library and Information Science, 1971; J.D., Rutgers University School of Law, 1981, Moot Court Board, 1980 - 1981.

Standard Chambers Procedures

Executive Assistant: Marguerite Raimo-Terlizzi

Current Law Clerks: Matthew Leviton, American University, Washington College of Law, 2006
Obiajulu C. Chukwu, William and Mary Law School, 2013

Hiring Policies for Law Clerks
Please note that Sr. Judge Barzilay is not accepting applications for the 2014 term.

Applicants must submit cover letter with law school transcripts, two letters of recommendation and one writing sample. Please note that letters of recommendation sent under separate cover should bear the name of the law student on the outer envelope. Applicants with extensive writing experience and an interest in international trade law are preferred. It is suggested that applicants read the article "Litigation Before the United States Court of International Trade" written by former Chief Judge Edward D. Re, found in the first volume of Title 19 of the United States Code annotated, published by the West Group. Applications are accepted after Labor Day for students having completed their second year of law school.

Chambers' Contact:
Steve Taronji, Case Manager - (212) 264-1611



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