On May 25, 2022, President Joe Biden nominated Judge Florence Y. Pan to the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit. She is nominated to the seat being vacated by Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson, who was confirmed to be a Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. Judge Pan has served as a judge for over ten years, on the Superior Court for the District of Columbia and the U.S. District Court for the District of D.C. Before taking the bench, Judge Pan worked in federal government. She was confirmed to the D.C. Circuit on September 20, 2022.