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Senior Judge Richard K. Eaton

Richard K. Eaton, born in Walton, N.Y.; son of Paul F. Eaton and Frances Kellogg Eaton; B.A., Ithaca College 1970; J.D., Union University Albany Law School 1974; Chief of Staff, United States Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan 1983, 1991-93; associate attorney, Mudge Rose Guthrie Alexander & Ferdon 1983-1991, partner 1993-95; partner Stroock & Stroock & Lavan 1995-99; assumed duties as Judge of the United States Court of International Trade January 3, 2000.

Standard Chambers Procedures

Judicial Assistant: Enid D. Francis
Current Law Clerks: Sean Mix, 2016-2018, Albany Law School, 2016
Alison M. Rende, 2017, Pace Law School, 2002
Case Manager: Casey Cheevers (212) 264-1615

HIRING POLICIES

Law Clerks: Clerkship applicants must submit a signed cover letter, résumé, official law school transcript, at least two letters of reference, and one unedited writing sample, maximum of 15 pages. Law review or other publication experience is considered in ranking applicants.

Applications for the 2017-2019 law clerk position are now closed. Applications for the 2018-2020 law clerk position will be accepted beginning May 1, 2017 through August 1, 2017. Applicants are encouraged to email application packages to RKE_Applicants@cit.uscourts.gov. Applications are also accepted by mail.

Internships: One or two interns are hired for the Fall, Spring, and Summer terms. Internship applicants must submit a signed cover letter, résumé, official law school transcript, and one unedited writing sample, maximum of 10 pages, to RKE_Applicants@cit.uscourts.gov.

Applications for Summer 2017 Internships are no longer being accepted. Fall 2017 Semester applications will be accepted beginning May 1, 2017 through July 3, 2017.

The schedule for submitting applications for the Spring and Summer 2018 Internships is as follows:

  • Spring: August 1, 2017 through October 10, 2017;
  • Summer: October 17, 2017 through December 1, 2017.

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