Gene E.K. Pratter

United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania

General Pretrial and Trial Procedures
Pilot Project Regarding Initial Discovery Protocols for Employment Cases Alleging Adverse Action
Checklist for Rule 26(f) Meet and Confer Regarding Electronically Stored Information ("ESI")
[Template and Expectations for] Joint Report of Rule 26(f) Meeting and Proposed Discovery Plan
General Guidelines Regarding Discovery
Initial Pretrial Conference Scheduling and Discovery Policy

Law Clerk/Intern Applications

Judge Pratter is accepting applications for the 2023-2024 term. Applicants should submit an application package, that includes a cover letter, resume and current grades, via first-class mail to Hon. Gene E.K. Pratter, 10613 United States Courthouse, 601 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106. Further, kindly email an electronic copy directly to Please note that only original mailed applications will be considered.

Staff Information