Rachel S. Bloomekatz

On May 25, 2022, President Joe Biden nominated Rachel S. Bloomekatz to the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit to the seat being vacated by Judge R. Guy Cole Jr., who is taking senior status.  

Bloomekatz is the founder of Bloomekatz LLP, a public interest law firm in Ohio focused on Supreme Court, appellate, and complex litigation in state and federal court. She has briefed and argued cases on a broad range of issues, including voting rights, consumers’ and workers’ rights, and gun safety. Bloomekatz previously worked in some of the country’s top private sector appellate practices and served in government at multiple levels, including as a clerk to Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer. She was confirmed on July 18, 2023.