We are pleased to introduce the HNBF’s 2021 Judicial Leadership awardee, Hon. Edgardo Ramos. Please join us as we honor Judge Ramos for his outstanding achievements and his commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion.
Edgardo Ramos was appointed United States District Judge for the Southern District of New York on December 6, 2011 and entered on duty on December 15, 2011. Judge Ramos graduated from Yale College and Harvard Law School. From 1987 to 1992, Judge Ramos was an associate with the law firm of Simpson Thacher & Bartlett. In 1992, he joined the Office of the United States Attorney for the Eastern District of New York where he prosecuted a wide array of federal crimes including white collar frauds and public corruption. He received the Director’s Award for Superior Performance as an Assistant United States Attorney in 1999. Judge Ramos joined the law firm that would ultimately become Day Pitney LLP in June 2002 as a partner in the white collar defense group. In 2003, he was appointed by New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg to serve on the Commission to Combat Police Corruption. In 2008, Judge Ramos was elected as a James W. Cooper Fellow of the Connecticut Bar Foundation. In 2014, he was selected as Latino Judge of the Year by the Hispanic National Bar Association. Judge Ramos has served on the governing boards of the Hispanic National Bar Association, the New York City Bar Association, the Connecticut Hispanic Bar Association and the Puerto Rican Bar Association of New York City. He a member of the New York Federal Bar Council Inn of Court.