Nominee

Dana M. Douglas

On June 15, 2022, President Biden nominated Judge Dana M. Douglas to the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. Judge Douglas currently serves as a U.S. Magistrate Judge for the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana. Prior to joining the bench, Judge Douglas was a partner at the New Orleans office of Liskow and Lewis, a firm focused on energy and oil industries. If confirmed, Judge Douglas will become the first Black women to serve on the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit and will be among the youngest judges to serve on the Fifth Circuit.