US President Donald Trump on Monday nominated an Indian-American legal professional to a federal courtroom in New York.
Nominated because the choose of the US District Court docket for the Jap District of New York, Saritha Komatireddy, is a prosecutor and teaches regulation on the Columbia Regulation Faculty.
Trump despatched her nomination to the US Senate on Monday, the White Home mentioned.
Earlier, she has clerked underneath the previous choose of the identical district, Brett Kavanaugh.
Ms Komatireddy is at present Deputy Chief of Common Crimes in the USA Lawyer’s Workplace for the Jap District of New York.
Beforehand she was Performing Deputy Chief, Worldwide Narcotics and Cash Laundering (June, 2018 – January, 2019) and Laptop Hacking and Mental Property Coordinator (2016-2019).
Upon graduating from the distinguished Harvard Regulation Faculty, Ms Komatireddy served as a regulation clerk to then-Decide Brett Kavanaugh of the USA 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 12 months, Trump had introduced his intent to appoint Komatireddy to function a United States District Decide for the USA District Court docket for the Jap District of New York.