José A. Cabranes was appointed a Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit in 1994. At the time of his appointment, he was Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Connecticut, a court to which he was appointed in 1979. In 2013, he was appointed by Chief Justice Roberts to serve also on the three-judge United States Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court of Review (FISCR) and, in 2018, as Presiding Judge of the FISCR.
Rosemary S. Pooler is a United States Circuit Judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. At the time of her appointment in 1998, she was a United States District Judge for the Northern District of New York.