The Hon. Rupa S. Goswami was appointed to the Los Angeles County Superior Court on July 12, 2013 by Governor Edmund G. Brown, Jr. Previously, she served in multiple positions at the U.S. Attorney’s Office, Central District of California since 2001, including deputy chief of the general crime section and the domestic security and immigration crime section, project safe childhood coordinator and assistant U.S. attorney in the cyber crime section, the terrorism and organized crime section and the general crime section. She was an adjunct professor at Loyola Law School in 2011. Judge Goswami was a law clerk for the Honorable Terence T. Evans at the U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit from 2000 to 2001 and for the Honorable Nora M. Manella at the U.S. District Court, Central District of California from 1998 to 2000. She was a litigation associate at Skadden Arps Slate Meagher and Flom in 1998. She earned a JD degree from the UCLA School of Law, an MBA degree from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and a BA degree from the University of Chicago. She was the first South Asian American woman judge ever appointed in California, and has previously served both as Co-President and board member of the South Asian Bar Association of Southern California.