Bloomberg Law
July 12, 2022, 6:03 PMUpdated: July 12, 2022, 10:19 PM

Biden Nominee Would Be First Asian American on Third Circuit (2)

Madison Alder
Madison Alder

President Joe Biden announced plans to nominate the first Asian American for the federal appeals court based in Philadelphia as well as four trial judges for the court based there.

Cindy Chung, who would serve on the US Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, was sworn in as the US attorney for the Western District of Pennsylvania last year. She previously served as an assistant US attorney and as an attorney in the Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division.

The planned nominees for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania announced Tuesday are:

  • Kelley Hodge, a partner at Fox ...