US President Donald Trump nominated Indian-American defender Vijay Shanker to the place of Deputy Decide of the District of Columbia Courtroom of Appeals.
In a press release to the Senate on Sunday, Trump stated Vijay Shanker’s nomination is for a 15-year time period.
If confirmed by the Senate, Vijay Shanker will substitute John R Fisher, who has now retired. The Courtroom of Appeals for the District of Columbia is the best courtroom in Washington DC.
Trump had first introduced Shaker’s nomination final June. Presently, he serves as Senior Authorized Advisor within the Division of Justice, Felony Division and as Deputy Chief of the Appeals Part.
Previous to becoming a member of the Division of Justice in 2012, Vijay Shanker practiced privately on the Washington, DC workplaces of Mayer Brown, LLC and Covington and Burling, LLP.
Upon commencement from regulation faculty, Vijay Shanker served as a paralegal to Decide Chester J. Straub on the USA Courtroom of Appeals for the Second Circuit.
Vijay Shanker accomplished his BA, cum laude, from Duke College and his Juris Doctorate from the College of Virginia Faculty of Regulation, the place he served as Notes Editor for Virginia Regulation Evaluate and was admitted to the Order of the Coif .