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Raymond Joseph Lohier, Jr. - CONFIRMED
United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
On March 10, 2010, President Obama nominated Raymond J. Lohier, Jr., age 44, to the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. Lohier currently serves as Special Counsel to the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York. He has extensive experience in representing the government in securities fraud, insider trading, ponzi schemes, and commodities fraud. President Obama has said that Mr. Lohier will bring "an unwavering commitment to fairness and judicial integrity to the federal bench," and that his impressive legal career is "a testament to the kind of thoughtful and diligent judge" that he will be if confirmed.