President Biden nominated Jennifer Sung to the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit on June 30, 2021, for the seat being vacated by Judge Susan Graber, who will take senior status upon confirmation of her successor. Ms. Sung is the first lawyer from the Asian American Pacific Islander community to be nominated to a federal judgeship in Oregon. Ms. Sung has spent her career tirelessly advocating for the rights of workers as a union organizer and attorney. Most recently, she has served as a member of the Oregon Employment Relations Board.