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Name Bumatay, Patrick Joseph
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Race Asian-American
Gender M
Biographical
This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Jan 30, 2020:

Born 1978 in Secaucus, NJ

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Jan 30, 2020:

Born 1978 in Secaucus, NJ

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Nominated by Donald J. Trump on October 15, 2019, to a seat vacated by Carlos T. Bea. Confirmed by the Senate on December 10, 2019, and received commission on December 12, 2019.

Education:
Yale University, B.A., 2000
Harvard Law School, J.D., 2006

Professional Career:

Law clerk, Hon. Timothy M. Tymkovich, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit, 2006-2007
Special assistant and counsel, Office of Legal Policy, U.S. Department of Justice, 2007-2008
Counsel to the associate attorney general, U.S. Department of Justice, 2008-2009
Law clerk, Hon. Sandra L. Townes, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York, 2009-2010
Private practice, New York City, 2010-2012
Assistant U.S. attorney, Southern District of California, 2012-2019
U.S. Department of Justice, 2017-2019; counsel to the deputy attorney general, 2017; senior counsel to the deputy attorney general, 2017-2018; counselor to the Attorney General, 2018-2019

Other Nominations/Recess Appointments:

Nominated to U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, November 13, 2018; no Senate vote
Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California, February 6, 2019; withdrawn by president, October 15, 2019


compress summary

Case(s) NS-CA-0030 : Fazaga v. Federal Bureau of Investigation
PB-CA-0056 : National Urban League v. Ross
PC-WA-0027 : Roberts v. Sinclair

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