Martin Glenn was sworn in as a U.S. bankruptcy judge for the Southern District of New York on Nov. 30, 2006.
From 1972 until his appointment to the bench, Glenn practiced law with O’Melveny & Myers in Los Angeles from 1972–85 and in New York from 1985–06, focusing on complex civil litigation, including securities, RICO, financial and accounting fraud, and unfair competition.
He is a member of the following: United States Judicial Conference’s committee on international judicial relations; Bankruptcy Judges Advisory Group of the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts; New York Federal-State Judicial Council; American Law Institute; International Insolvency Institute; New York City Bar Association and its federal courts committee; Federal Bar Council; and the Federal Bar Council American Inns of Court. He is a frequent lecturer on bankruptcy-related issues.
Glenn was a law clerk for Honorable Henry J. Friendly, Chief Judge of the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals from 1971 to 1972.
He received his J.D. degree from Rutgers Law School in 1971, where he was an articles editor of the Rutgers Law Review and his B.S. degree from Cornell University in 1968.