Delaware Supreme Court Justice Tamika Montgomery-Reeves is Biden’s planned nominee for a vacancy on the Philadelphia-based US appeals court.
President Joe Biden announced intent to nominate Montgomery-Reeves to the US Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit Wednesday, bringing the total number of pending circuit nominees to 15.
Montgomery-Reeves was the first Black judge to join Delaware’s top court and the third woman. She was previously a judge on the Delaware Chancery Court, an important venue for corporate disputes, and a partner at Wilson Sonsini in Delaware.
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