UNITED STATES: Yesterday, the President of U.S. Joe Biden nominated Indian-American attorney Arun Subramanian to be the U.S. District Judge for the Southern District of New York. Yesterday, Biden has sent a Notice to the White House for the same.
If that has happened Subramanian will be the first South Asian judge to serve on the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York.
He has done his graduation from Columbia Law School in the year 2004 and his B.A. from Case Western Reserve University back in 2001. He has also served as a law clerk for Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the Supreme Court of the United States from 2006 to 2007 and Judge Gerard E. Lynch on the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York from 2005 to 2006.
He also worked as a law clerk for Judge Dennis Jacobs on the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit from 2004 to 2005.
Yesterday, AB Cruz III, acting president of NAPABA said that Subramanian is an experienced trial and appellate attorney with a strong track record of pro bono service.
“A child of immigrants, he became the first lawyer in his family, and we are proud to see him represent our community. We urge the Senate to swiftly confirm him,”
It is also stated that Subramanian has taken up the cause of public entities and whistleblowers in False Claims Act cases, victims of trafficking in child pornography, consumers and individuals injured by unfair and illegal practices, and has for over a decade focused on complex commercial litigation, including antitrust, patent infringement, and breach of contract cases.