Tuesday, October 18, 2011

SoCal Appellate Lawyer Nominated for 9th Circuit

President Obama nominated appellate lawyer Paul J. Watford to serve on the Ninth Circuit yesterday. 

Watford practices appellate law at Munger, Tolles & Olson in Los Angeles.   He is a member of the California Academy of Appellate Lawyers, an Appellate Lawyer Representative to the Ninth Circuit Judicial Conference, and past co-chair of the ABA Litigation Section’s Appellate Practice Committee.  He clerked for Judge Alex Kozinski and Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg after graduating from UCLA Law School.