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Hon. Vincent L. Briccetti

Hon. Vincent L. Briccetti

United States District Court, Southern District of New York
United States District Judge
White Plains, NY, USA


Vincent L. Briccetti was appointed a United States District Judge for the Southern District of New York by President Barack Obama in 2011.

Judge Briccetti graduated from Columbia College in 1976 and Fordham Law School in 1980.  At Fordham, he was Articles Editor of the Law Review.  Thereafter, he served as a law clerk to Judge John M. Cannella of the Southern District of New York.

Judge Briccetti served for five years as an Assistant United States Attorney in the Southern District, during which he tried a wide variety of criminal cases, received the Director’s Award for Superior Performance from the Executive Office of United States Attorneys, and served as Deputy Chief Appellate Attorney.

In 1992, Judge Briccetti founded his own law firm in White Plains, the focus of which was criminal defense.  He has lectured at numerous professional conferences on various subjects, including criminal law and procedure, ethics, the federal Sentencing Guidelines, the representation of controversial clients, and the “art” of cross-examination.

In 2011, Judge Briccetti received the David S. Michaels Award for Courageous Efforts in Promoting Integrity of the Criminal Justice System, from the New York State Bar Association.  He is also a recipient of the Governor Malcolm Wilson Distinguished Alumnus Award from the Fordham Law Alumni Association, Westchester-Putnam Chapter.

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