Updated as of September 15, 2021.

Federal Nominee Overview

Includes those announced as intent to nominate.
For a breakdown of current vacancies, click here.


Circuit Court


District Court


Federal Claims


International Trade

Circuit Court Nominee Details

An asterisk (*) denotes the date announced with intent to nominate.

Gustavo A. Gelpí, Jr.1st (PR)Committee Vote7/22/2021
Myrna Pérez2nd (NY)Committee Vote8/5/2021
Beth Robinson2nd (VT)Hearing9/14/2021
Toby J. Heytens4th (VA)Hearing7/28/2021
Lucy H. Koh9th (CA)Announced9/8/2021 *
Gabriel P. Sanchez 9th (CA) Announced 9/8/2021 *
Holly A. Thomas 9th (CA) Announced 9/8/2021 *
Jennifer Sung9th (OR)Hearing 9/14/2021
Veronica S. Rossman10th (CO)Committee Vote7/15/2021
Judge Ketanji Brown JacksonDC6/14/202153-44
Judge Candace Jackson-Akiwumi7th (IL)6/24/202153-40
Judge Tiffany CunninghamFederal7/19/202163-33
Eunice C. Lee2nd (NY)8/7/202150-47

District Court Nominee Details

An asterisk (*) denotes the date announced with intent to nominate.

Maame Ewusi-Mensah FrimpongCentral District of California Announced 9/8/2021 *
Hernán D. VeraCentral District of California Announced 9/8/2021 *
Jennifer L. ThurstonEastern District of California Announced 9/8/2021 *
Charlotte SweeneyDistrict of ColoradoAnnounced8/5/2021 *
Sarah A. L. MerriamDistrict of ConnecticutCommittee Vote8/5/2021
Sarala Vidya NagalaDistrict of ConnecticutHearing7/28/2021
Omar A. WilliamsDistrict of ConnecticutHearing7/28/2021
Judge Florence Y. PanDistrict of D.C.Committee Vote8/5/2021
Jia M. CobbDistrict of D.C.Committee Vote8/5/2021
Shalina D. KumarEastern District of MichiganNominated7/13/2021
Jane M. BeckeringWestern District of MichiganNominated 7/13/2021
Katherine Marie MenendezDistrict of MinnesotaAnnounced 9/8/2021 *
Christine O’HearnDistrict of New JerseyCommittee Vote7/22/2021
Karen M. WilliamsDistrict of New JerseyCommittee Vote8/5/2021
Margaret StricklandDistrict of New MexicoCommittee Vote6/24/2021
David Herrera Urias District of New Mexico Announced 9/8/2021 *
Michael S. NachmanoffEastern District of VirginiaHearing7/28/2021
Patricia Tolliver GilesEastern District of VirginiaHearing7/28/2021
Mary Katherine DimkeEastern District of WashingtonAnnounced8/5/2021 *
Tana LinWestern District of WashingtonCommittee Vote7/15/2021
Lauren J. KingWestern District of WashingtonCommittee Vote7/15/2021
Judge Regina RodriguezDistrict of Colorado6/8/202172-28
Judge Julien NealsDistrict of New Jersey6/8/202166-33
Judge Zahid QuraishiDistrict of New Jersey6/10/202181-16
Judge Lydia GriggsbyDistrict of Maryland6/17/202159-39
Judge Deborah BoardmanDistrict of Maryland6/23/202152-48
Judge Angel KelleyDistrict of Massachusetts9/14/202152-44
Judge David EstudilloWestern District of Washington9/14/202154-41