Zahid Nisar Quraishi

Title: District Court
Appointed by: Joseph R. Biden
Judicial Tenure: 2021
Born: 1975
Birth Place: New York, NY

Other Federal Judicial Service

  • U.S. Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey, 2019-2021

Professional Career

  • Law clerk, Hon. Edwin H. Stern, New Jersey Superior Court, Appellate Division, 2000-2001
  • Private practice, Newark, New Jersey, 2001-2003
  • U.S. Army captain, JAG Corps, 2003-2007
  • Private practice, Berkeley Heights, New Jersey, 2007
  • Assistant chief counsel, U.S. Department of Homeland Security, 2007-2008
  • Assistant U.S. attorney, District of New Jersey, 2008-2013
  • Private practice, Morristown, New Jersey, 2013-2019

Education

  • John Jay College of Criminal Justice, B.A., 1997
  • Rutgers School of Law -- Newark, J.D., 2000

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