Hon. Leda Dunn Wettre
Leda Dunn Wettre has been a U.S. Magistrate Judge in the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey, Newark Vicinage, since April 2015. She chairs the Court’s Rules Committee and is a judicial advisor to the Local Patent Rules Committee, New Jersey Commission on Professionalism, Lawyer’s Advisory Committee, Sedona Conference and District Court Historical Society. She is on the Board of Fordham Law School’s Alumni Association and organizes an internship program for the Newark Chapter of Cristo Rey High School, a tuition-reduced private school for inner-city students. Prior to joining the Bench, Judge Wettre was a partner in the Newark litigation firm Robinson, Wettre & Miller, LLC, litigating complex cases with emphasis on intellectual property, shareholder disputes, class actions, and employment law. Before joining the Robinson firm in 1997, Judge Wettre was a federal law clerk to Hon. John F. Keenan in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York and a litigation associate at Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP. She was Managing Editor of the Fordham Law Review at Fordham Law School, where she received her J.D. in 1993, and was a 1990 cum laude graduate of the University of Pennsylvania.