US President Donald Trump on Monday nominated an Indian-American lawyer to a federal court docket in New York.
Nominated because the decide of the US District Court docket for the Jap District of New York, Saritha Komatireddy, is a prosecutor and teaches regulation on the Columbia Legislation Faculty.
Trump despatched her nomination to the US Senate on Monday, the White Home stated.
Earlier, she has clerked beneath the previous decide of the identical district, Brett Kavanaugh.
Komatireddy is at present Deputy Chief of Normal Crimes in the US Lawyer’s Workplace for the Jap District of New York.
Beforehand she was Appearing Deputy Chief, Worldwide Narcotics and Cash Laundering (June, 2018 – January, 2019) and Pc Hacking and Mental Property Coordinator (2016-2019).
Upon graduating from the distinguished Harvard Legislation Faculty, Komatireddy served as a regulation clerk to then-Choose Brett Kavanaugh of the US Court docket of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit.
She additionally served as counsel to the Nationwide Fee on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and Offshore Drilling.
On February 12 this yr, Trump had introduced his intent to appoint Komatireddy to function a United States District Choose for the US District Court docket for the Jap District of New York.