Trump nominates Saritha Komatireddy

US President Donald Trump nominates an Indian-American attorney, Saritha Komatireddy to a federal court in New York. She is an American lawyer and Deputy Chief of General Crimes in the United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of New York.

Saritha also teaches law at the Columbia Law School. Trump sent her nomination to the US Senate on Monday, the White House said. Saritha used to clerk under the former judge of the same district, Brett Kavanaugh after graduating from the Harvard Law School.

Before being Deputy Chief of General Crime, Saritha was Acting Deputy Chief, International Narcotics and Money Laundering (June 2018 – January 2019) and Computer Hacking and Intellectual Property Coordinator (2016-2019).

She also served as counsel to the National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and Offshore Drilling. Trump announced his intention to nominate Saritha Komatireddy on 12 Fe 2020 to serve as a United States District Judge for the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York.