Sharon Volckhausen

After graduating from Princeton, Sharon Volckhausen earned an MSt in Modern History from Oxford University and a JD from Georgetown University Law Center. After law school, she clerked for Judge Denny Chin in the Southern District of New York. She later worked as an associate at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett and served as an assistant US attorney in the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District.

Volckhausen is currently Judicial Assistant to Judge Chin of the Second Circuit Court of Appeals. She also serves on the Board of the Little Orchestra Society, the New York Advisory Board for the Trust for Public Land, as Chairwoman of the Board for Princeton in Asia, and Vice President of the Tiger Baron Foundation.

She lives with husband John and their two children in Brooklyn, New York.

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