Richard W. Hill




Judge Hill was born on September 10, 1941 in Orange, New Jersey, son to Warren and Grace Hill. He received an A.B. from Colgate University in 1963 and a J.D. from Rutgers Law School - Newark from which he graduated cum laude in 1966. He was admitted to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit and the U.S. Supreme Court.

Judge Hill was a judicial clerk to the Honorable William Smith, U.S. Circuit Judge for the Third Circuit Court of Appeals in 1966/67. He was an associate with McCarter & English from 1967-1971. He was an Assistant United States Attorney from 1971 to 1975. In 1975 he was appointed a Referee in Bankruptcy. In 1984 he resigned from the bench and returned to McCarter & English where he is currently a partner.

He is a member of the American Bar Association, New Jersey Bar Association, Somerst County Bar Association and Association of the Federal Bar.

Judge Hill was married to his wife Valerie in 1964.