President Obama nominated Abid Riaz Qureshi to serve the United States District Court for the District of Columbia. Mr. Qureshi, a Pakistan born American is the first Muslim to be nominated to serve to the federal judiciary.
“I am pleased to nominate Mr. Qureshi to serve on the United States District Court bench. I am confident he will serve the American people with integrity and a steadfast commitment to justice.”
Currently, Mr.Qureshi is partner at Latham and Watkins. He is the global Chair of Latham’s Pro Bono Committee.
The details of Press release is available on White House official website.