Arun Subramanian, an attorney, has been appointed as the first Indian American judge of the Manhattan Federal District Court in New York. The nomination of Mr. Subramanian for the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York was first made public by US President Joe Biden in September 2022. The Senate confirmed the nomination of Subramanian by a vote of 58-37.
Here’s all you need to know about Arun Subramanian:
According to the statement, Mr. Subramanian earned his BA from Case Western Reserve University in 2001 and his Juris Doctor (J.D.) from Columbia Law School in 2004. He has been employed since 2007 as a partner at Susman Godfrey LLP in New York. About a billion dollars have been successfully recovered over Mr. Subramanian’s career for both public and private institutions that had fallen victim to fraud and other criminal activity. Three years later, he earned his law degree from Columbia Law School as a James Kent & Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar. He also served as executive articles editor for the Columbia Law Review.
Subramanian currently serves as Chairperson of Susman Godfrey’s 2022 Pro Bono Committee and is also a longtime Director of the Columbia Law Review, one of the Nation’s pre-eminent legal journals. Arun Subramanian was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, in 1979.
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