Wednesday, June 30, 2021

9th Cir. nominee

Law360 reports: Biden's New Judicial Picks Include Noms For 4th, 9th Circuits, which notes:

The Ninth Circuit choice is Jennifer Sung, a former union organizer and labor lawyer who was appointed to the Oregon Employment Relations Board in 2017. She previously was a partner at McKanna Bishop Joffe LLP after working at Altshuler Berzon LLP, a union-side labor firm that once included Ninth Circuit Judge Marsha S. Berzon, who recently opted for senior status. ... Sung also worked two years at the Brennan Center for Justice at New York University School of Law and five years as a Service Employees International Union organizer. She clerked for Ninth Circuit Judge Betty Binns Fletcher after earning degrees from Yale Law School and Oberlin College. The White House said Sung would be first Asian American judge from Oregon on the court.'s story is Labor Lawyers, Judges and Ex-Prosecutors Among Biden's Latest Judicial Picks.

Bloomberg Law has Biden’s 9th Circuit Pick Has Union Support, Labor Law Chops

Also, The Presidential Commission on the Supreme Court of the United States has a hearing today. Details here.

Today's DJ has its 2021 Top Labor & Employment Lawyers insert, which includes appellate lawyers Jesse Cripps, Norm Pine, Michael Rubin, Felix Shafir, and Scott Tillett.

And At the Lectern shares: The Spring/Summer 2021 Review of the California Supreme Court Historical Society has reached mailboxes and is available online.