Wiggin and Dana Alumnus Confirmed as Judge for the Southern District of New York

February 20, 2012

New Haven - Wiggin and Dana congratulates our former associate, Jesse Furman, on his confirmation as a Judge of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York on February 17, 2012. Prior to his appointment, Jesse worked at the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Southern District of New York, where he served as Deputy Chief of Appeals.

The Honorable Jesse Furman was an associate at Wiggin and Dana from 2000-2002 and again from 2003-2004. "Jesse Furman is an outstanding lawyer and fine person," comments Jack Dunham, Chair of the firm's Litigation Department. "It was a privilege to have him practice with us, and the American people will be fortunate to have a lawyer of his caliber on the federal bench."

He was nominated to the bench by President Obama in June 2011.