Administrative Law Judge E. James Gildea has served as an ALJ at the ITC since 2008.

ALJ Gildea's background information is set forth below:

Educational Background
  • De Paul University College of Law – J.D. and LL.M.
  • Northwestern University – Master's Degree in Management
  • De Paul University – Bachelor's degree

Professional Background
  • U.S. Social Security Administration (Office of Hearings and Appeals) – Administrative Law Judge
  • Schwartz & Freeman – Attorney
  • United States Attorney, Northern District of Illinois – Assistant U.S. Attorney, Criminal Division
  • Illinois Attorney General – Assistant Illinois Attorney General, Chief of Special Prosecutions
  • Gillis, Gildea, and Rimland – Attorney
  • Hardiman, Pesavento & Lynch – Attorney
  • Cook County, Illinois – Assistant State's Attorney
  • Also worked in private practice in Elmhurst, Illinois

Sample Ground Rules
Certain Flash Memory Chips and Products Containing Same, Inv. No. 337-TA-893 (Public Version Issued September 10, 2013)

Sample Procedural Schedule
Certain Lithium Silicate Materials and Products Containing Same, Inv. No. 337-TA-911 (Public Version Issued April 15, 2014)

Sample Initial Determination
ALJ Gildea Issues Public Version Of Initial Determination In Certain Wireless Consumer Electronics Devices (337-TA-853)

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