Michael Farbiarz was confirmed to the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey on May 2, 2023. Previously, he served as Counsel for the New York/New Jersey Port Authority. Prior to that, he worked as an assistant U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York. He served as a law clerk for Judge José A. Cabranes on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit from 2000 to 2001 and for Chief Judge Michael B. Mukasey on the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York from 1999 to 2000. He received his A.B. from Harvard College in 1995 and J.D. from Yale Law School in 1999.