Published September 16, 2007
President Bush is likely to nominate former federal judge Michael Mukasey as the next U.S. Attorney General as early as Monday, according to sources.
NAME — Michael B. Mukasey.
AGE — 66; born 1941 in New York City.
EDUCATION — LL.B., 1967, Yale Law School; A.B., 1963, Columbia College, Columbia University.
EXPERIENCE — Partner, Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler law firm, 2006-present; judge of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York (including six years as chief judge), 1988-2006; attorney, Patterson Belknap (eventually becoming partner), 1976-88; assistant U.S. attorney in the criminal division of the Southern District, 1972-76.