Hon. Jesse M. Furman See Rating Details
District Judge See Comments
S.D.N.Y.  
Average Rating:6.9 - 3 rating(s)
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Ratings

*Temperament:   (1=Awful,10=Excellent)
*Scholarship:   (1=Awful,10=Excellent)
*Industriousness:   (1=Not at all industrious,10=Highly industrious)
*Ability to Handle Complex Litigation:    (1=Awful,10=Excellent)
*Punctuality:    (1=Chronic`y Late,10=Always on Time)
*Evenhandedness in Civil Litigation:    (1=Demonstrates Bias,10=Entirely Evenhanded)
*Evenhandedness in Criminal Litigation:   (1=Demonstrates Bias,10=Entirely Evenhanded)
Flexibility In Scheduling   (1=Completely Inflexible,10=Very Flexible)
General Inclination Regarding Bail (1=Pro-Defense,10=Pro-Government)
General Inclination in Criminal Cases, Pre-Trial:   (1=Pro-Defense,10=Pro-Government)
Involvement in Civil Settlement Discussions:   (1=Least Involved,10=Most Involved)
General Inclination in Criminal Cases, Trial:    (1=Pro-Defense,10=Pro-Government)
General Inclination in Criminal Cases, Sentencing:    (1=Most Lenient,10=Most Harsh)
Typical Discount Off Guidelines for Cooperators:    (1=10%,10=100%)
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What others have said about Hon. Jesse M. Furman


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Civil Litigation - Private

Comment #: 22367
Rating:1.0
Comments:
This judge is too arrogant, evern for a federal judge. He is an extremely wealthy Baby Jesus who got his appointment because of his parents: his father is a very, very wealthy Manhattan developer and both parents contribute heavily to left-leaning causes. His older brother is a top Obama, economic advisor. He had virtually no experience practicing law and is very pro-business and pro-establishment and can be very spiteful. A generally very awful judge. His very expensive education at all of the "right" academies and colleges and his intellect do not make up for his lack of experience practing law and his temper.

Criminal Defense Lawyer

Comment #: 22018
Rating:9.8
Comments:
Fair and balanced. Don't let former USAO credentials scare you. This Judge gets it and will not tolerate prosecutor shenanigans. Of course be prepared and be straight about your facts. A pleasure to be in front of.

Civil Litigation - Private

Comment #: 19406
Rating:10.0
Comments:
A wonderful addition to this bench. A pleasure to appear before. Kind, respectful and smart. Gets it right.