President Donald J. Trump Announces Eighteenth Wave of Judicial Nominees, Eighteenth Wave of United States Attorney Nominees, and Thirteenth Wave of United States Marshall Nominees.
Today President Donald J. Trump announced his intent to nominate an eighteenth wave of judicial nominees, an eighteenth wave of United States Attorney nominees, and a thirteenth wave of United States Marshall nominees as follows: Joseph F. Bianco of New York, to serve as a Circuit Judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.
Joseph Bianco serves as a U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of New York, where he has served since 2006. He also serves as an adjunct professor at the St. John's University School of Law. Prior to his confirmation and appointment by President George W. Bush, Judge Bianco served as Deputy Assistant Attorney General and Senior Counsel in the Criminal Division of the Department of Justice, where he oversaw the Division's counterterrorism efforts. He also served for nine years as an Assistant United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, including for two years as Chief of the Organized Crime and Terrorism Unit. After graduation from law school, Judge Bianco clerked for Judge Peter K. Leisure of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York. Judge Bianco received his B.A., magna cum laude, from Georgetown University, and his J.D. from Columbia Law School, where he served on the Columbia Law Review.
Michael H. Park of New York, to serve as a Circuit Judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.
Michael Park is a partner in the New York City office of Consovoy McCarthy Park PLLC, where his practice focuses on a broad range of litigation and securities enforcement matters. He represents clients in litigation in a wide array of subject areas, including securities, criminal, commercial, administrative, and constitutional law. He also serves as an adjunct professor at the Antonin Scalia Law School of George Mason University, where he teaches the Supreme Court Clinic. Prior to joining Consovoy McCarthy Park, Mr. Park was a partner at an international law firm and an Attorney Advisor in the Office of Legal Counsel. Upon graduation from law school, Mr. Park clerked for then-Judge Samuel A. Alito of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, and he later clerked for Justice Alito on the Supreme Court of the United States. Mr. Park received his A.B. from Princeton University, magna cum laude, and his J.D. from Yale Law School, where he served as Managing Editor of the Yale Law Journal.