Holly Thomas, who was confirmed to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit on January 20, 2022, can claim to bring a breadth of experience to that court that few other judges can. Thomas has worked a civil rights attorney and a prosecutor, a litigator and an administrator, a state law practitioner and a federal law practitioner, and both a criminal law attorney and a civil law attorney.
The daughter of a bookkeeper and a school custodian, places she worked before becoming a judge include the NAACP-LDF, the U.S. Department of Justice Civil Rights Division, and the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing.
Read our fact sheet. (updated February 4, 2022)
Read our letter of support of her nomination to the Ninth Circuit.